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Incident - Rescue from height

Date: 21/03/2019
Time: 09:23
Location: Bittadon, Devon
Area: Central
County: Devon

One crew from Combe Martin and the Aerial platform ladder from Danes Castle Exeter were mobilised to this incident.

This was a BT engineer who was working at height in a cherry picker cage when the cherry picker became stuck, leaving him stranded about 8 meters in the air.

The BT engineer was uninjured and not in any immediate danger. The crew from Combe Martin made the area safe and prepared scene for arrival of the high platform ladder from Exeter.

Upon arrival of the high platform ladder, the BT worker was safely reached and lowered down to earth uninjured.

There are no further details for this incident. incident now closed. 



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