Man rescued from roof in Torquay

Torquay fire

Ambulance Control requested assistance to remove a male casualty from a roof in Torquay town centre. 

The male had fallen from a higher roof onto a first floor roof.  Appliances from Torquay, Paignton, an aerial ladder platform and the specialist rescue team from Clyst St George HQ were mobilised.

On arrival the officer in charge confirmed that the specialist rescue team were not required.

The elderly male casualty was stablised by the ambulance crew and then rescued from the roof using the aerial ladder platform.

 

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