Woman falls 20ft onto riverbank in Burnley prompting multi-agency rescue operation
A woman was hospitalised after falling 20ft onto a riverbank in Burnley.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) were called to reports a woman had fallen from height in Burnley on Monday evening (June 27).
North West Ambulance Service and the Hazardous Area Response Team also attended to help the woman – who had fallen approximately 20ft.
LFRS deployed a drone to assist with the rescue operation as paramedics helped to stabilize the woman on the riverbank.
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Pictures taken by the drone show crews placed her on a stretcher before lifting her to ground level using an aerial ladder platform.
She was then taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment.