Man rescued from high building

 Avon Way, Horfield, Bristol

A casualty is rescued using a hydraulic platformA man has been rescued by firefighters after injuring his head while working on a building approximately five metres up.

When crews arrived the 50 year-old man was complaining of neck injuries and firefighters used the hydraulic platform from Speedwell Fire Station to get access to the high floor.

Working alongside paramedics, the man was assisted on to a spinal board. The hydraulic platform was then used to lower the man to the ground, where he was taken to hospital by ambulance.