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Workman rescued after falling on scaffolding

Thu, 07 Feb 2013

A workman who became trapped on scaffolding had to be rescued by the fire service yesterday.

He'd fallen through a ladder access point while working at a sea front property in Port St Mary.

Crews from Port Erin and a rope rescue team from Douglas attended the scene at 11.30am.

The man received first aid at the scene from paramedics before the rope rescue team recovered him on a spinal board and transferred him to an ambulance.

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