Paramedics, firefighters and Magpas called to Huntingdonshire village after two men fall from roof

The East of England Ambulance Service.

The East of England Ambulance Service. - Credit: Archant

Two men were taken to hospital after falling and becoming stuck on a garage roof.

Two men were taken to hospital after falling and becoming stuck on a garage roof.

Paramedics were sent to South Street, Woodhurst, at about 2pm after a man in his 70s suffered minor back injuries and the second, in his 40s, fractured his lower arm after falling from a second floor roof.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent an ambulance, an ambulance officer, a community first responder, its Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and Magpas Helimedix to the scene.

Firefighters from Huntingdon were also sent as one of the men had become trapped on the roof of a single-storey garage.


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A spokesman for Magpas said neither men suffered life threatening injuries.

They were taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, for further treatment.

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The fire crews were back at base by 3.45pm.

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