Casualty rescued after Scorton fall

A casualty was taken to hospital this afternoon after a fall in the Lancashire countryside

Sunday, 21st April 2019, 5:19 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st April 2019, 5:24 pm
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service assisted

Shortly after 11.30am today the retained fire engine from Garstang assisted the North West Ambulance Service in a person rescue.

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A casualty had fallen into a river in Scorton and hit their head .

Crews used a triple extension ladder, a 10.5m ladder and a GP line to get the casualty to safety.

The person was then transferred to hospital by land ambulance.