Shropshire firefighters rescue man from scaffolding

By Lisa O'Brien | Craven Arms | News | Published:

A man was rescued from scaffolding by firefighters after suffering a 'medical emergency' in Shropshire today.

Four fire crews and West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Halford, near Craven Arms, at about 9.10am.

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: @SFRS_CravenArms

WMAS spokesman Jamie Arrowsmith said: "One ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene and on arrival discovered a man who had suffered a medical emergency.

"He was still on the scaffolding at the time.

"The fire service managed to bring him down to the ground where he received treatment before being taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital."

Lisa O'Brien

By Lisa O'Brien
Senior Reporter - @lisaobrien_Star

Senior reporter based at Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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