Rescue of Person in Lancaster

Date: 14/01/2022

Time: 07:26:00

Address: Lancaster Railway Station

Incident Number: 2201004085

Three fire engines from Lancaster and Morecambe, the Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) from Morecambe, Urban Search and Rescue from Chorley and the Rope Rescue Team from St Anne’s, attended an incident at Lancaster Railway Station. Upon arrival, crews found a casualty that had fallen down a 15ft embankment close to the railway lines. Crews used the ALP, a rope pack, a basket stretcher and a triple extension ladder to rescue the casualty and currently remain on scene.

UPDATE AT 09:35:00

Casualty lifted to safety using the Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP), a basket stretcher and a rope pack. Casualty handed over to North West Ambulance Service. Fire crews were in attendance for around two hours and fifteen minutes.