Time Incident Posted: 20:15

Incident Date: 09/03/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: North Street, Whitwick

Incident Number: 3519

Incident Type: Rescue From Embankment

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Coalville, 1 x Appliance from Ashby, Rope Rescue Unit from Southern Fire Station (Meridian Leicester)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Ambulance Service on scene where casualty was located 15 feet down an embankment - Ambulance crew unable to gain access.

Updated Incident Information: Fire service attended.
Female casualty located approximately 15 feet down embankment, believed to have C spine injury. Casualty being treated by on scene paramedics. Fire Service placed casualty in scoop stretcher and was carried to Ambulance. Casualty was conveyed to Leicester Royal Infirmary by land Ambulance.

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