Person rescue in Preston

Date: 04/01/2019

Time: 17:38:00

Address: Fishergate, Preston

Incident Number: 1901001113

At 17:38 two fire engines from Preston and Penwortham along with the aerial ladder platform and support pump attended an incident at Preston Railway Station, Fishergate, Preston. A man had fallen onto the tracks with a possible broken arm and leg. The casualty had not been hit by a train nor suffered any electrocution however the trains had been stopped coming in and out of the platform. Crews used a triple extension ladder and longboard and assisted the paramedics in moving the casualty from the track up to the platform where he was then conveyed to hospital. Crews were at the scene for approximately forty minutes.