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Person rescued from Barrow roof

Skiddaw Gardens

Two fire engines from Barrow and Ulverston have attended a rescue from height on Skiddaw Gardens, Barrow-in-Furness.

Fire crews were called at 8:37am today, Tuesday 18 June.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “One casualty was rescued using a triple extension ladder and a roof ladder.

“The casualty received first aid from firefighters before being handed to paramedics.

“Fire services were on scene for approximately twenty five minutes.”

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