Newport fire crews assist man stuck in a hole

FIREFIGHTERS helped rescue a man who was stuck 10ft down a hole at Audley End railway station today (Tuesday October 20). Crews from Newport were called to the Station Road facility at 12.44pm. They helped ambulance paramedics to free the 30-year-old man,

FIREFIGHTERS helped rescue a man who was stuck 10ft down a hole at Audley End railway station today (Tuesday October 20).

Crews from Newport were called to the Station Road facility at 12.44pm.

They helped ambulance paramedics to free the 30-year-old man, who was trapped with an ankle injury.

Shortly before 1pm crews reported that the man was being stabilised and they were positioning ladders to winch him to safety.


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The incident was dealt with by 1.17pm and the man was left in the care of the ambulance service.

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