Firefighters rescue person trapped in play equipment in Nelson

A person stuck in playground equipment on Brunswick Street was freed by local fire crews.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 11:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 11:16 am

The incident happened yesterday evening (Monday) just before 8pm and emergency services, including the paramedics were called.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "One fire engine from Nelson freed a casualty who had become trapped in playground equipment on Brunswick Street, Nelson.

"The casualty was then assessed by North West Ambulance Service paramedics.

Firefighters were called out yesterday evening

"Firefighters used lighting and were in attendance for approximately one hour."