Rescue of casualty in Accrington

Date: 25/03/2020

Time: 14:55:00

Address: Blackburn Road, Church

Incident Number: 2003008154

Firefighters from Hyndburn, Great Harwood along with the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn and Urban Search and Rescue team from Chorley were called to an address on Blackburn Road, Church, Accrington after receiving reports that a man had fallen through a roof.  Firefighters worked alongside paramedics offering first aid to the casualty before rescuing the casualty from the building using a bucket stretcher, ladder and rope rescue pack. The casualty was then taken to hospital via air ambulance. Firefighters were in attendance approximately two hours.