Firefighters help paramedics access Sidmouth home after 95-year-old falls behind door

PUBLISHED: 11:26 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 11:26 13 March 2017

Sidmouth Fire Station in Woolbrook Road

Sidmouth Fire Station in Woolbrook Road


Firefighters from Sidmouth were called to support paramedics after a 95-year-old man collapsed behind a bathroom door yesterday afternoon (Sunday).

The ambulance team was unable to access the ground floor room so the fire crews removed the window at the Newlands Close property.

The bathroom and front doors were opened and the paramedics were able to treat the man. The callout came at 3.45pm.

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