Woman rescued by firefighters after tree falls on her

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(Last Updated On: July 30, 2017)

A woman was rescued today by firefighters after a tree fell on her in Teignmouth. 

The incident happened in Bligh Close, Teignmouth at around 12.45pm

Fire crews from Teignmouth were mobilised to reports of a person trapped under a fallen tree.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said on their website:

“On arrival crews discovered a female casualty with a tree that had fallen on her. She had head arm, neck and shoulder injuries.  

“The casualty was removed to a safe location using small tools and chocks,”


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