Girl with broken leg rescued from playground

Firefighters have rescued a young girl from an adventure playground after she slipped and broke her leg.

Arial rescue platform rescuing girl from playhouseWhen crews arrived on the scene they found the 17 year old in an enclosed area of the playground approximately 20 feet up. She was unable to climb down due to her injuries.

As the enclosed area was built of wood firefighters used an electric saw to cut away part of the structure. Working alongside paramedics they then assisted the girl on to a stretcher.

The Hydraulic Platform was then raised up to the area and the girl was lowered to the ground.

She was then taken to hospital by ambulance.