Emergency services called to collapsed man in Southwold

Emergency services were called to a person collapsed in a flat in Park Lane, Southwold. Picture: Sha

Emergency services were called to a person collapsed in a flat in Park Lane, Southwold. Picture: Shaun Soloman. - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to Park Lane in Southwold shortly after 10am this morning following reports of a man in his 60s collapsed in a flat.

Emergency services were called to a person collapsed in a flat in Park Lane, Southwold. Picture: Sha

Emergency services were called to a person collapsed in a flat in Park Lane, Southwold. Picture: Shaun Soloman. - Credit: Archant

A spokesman from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters were called by the ambulance service to help rescue a person from a bedroom in the attic of a three-storey cottage.

A fire engine and aerial ladder platform from Great Yarmouth were also called to assist Suffolk firefighters with the rescue of the casualty.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance also attended. Critical care paramedic Neil Flowers and Dr Akos Soti ventilated the man before he was flown to Ipswich Hospital where he is said to be in a stable condition.


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