Rope rescue at Annesley firm

A contractor working at an Annesley company had to be rescued by firefighters after he fell from height.

Wednesday, 12th June 2013, 9:29 am

The male worker, who has not been named, was working on a ceiling at Standard Motor Factors, in Little Oak Avenue, Annesley, when he fell at around 5.35 on Tuesday, 11th June.

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Crews from Ashfield Fire Station attended the incident, and the services special rescue team attended to perform a rope rescue to get the man down to waiting paramedics.

He was then taken to hospital for further treatment, a fire service spokesman said. The state of his injuries are not known.