Rescue of Person in Preston

Date: 18/08/2021

Time: 09:25:00

Address: Meadow Street, Preston

Incident Number: 2108006475

At 09:25 on 18th August, two fire engines and an aerial ladder platform from Preston, as well as an Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) rope rescue team from Chorley, attended a rescue of a person on Meadow Street, Preston. The incident involved one casualty who had fallen in a hole and was trapped. Firefighters used a tripod, air bags, and a hoist system at this incident. They also administered first aid to the casualty before the individual was placed in the care of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). Crews remained in attendance for approximately two and a half hours.