Woman taken to hospital after falling from a height in Wretton

Police and fire service are investigating a 'suspicious' bedroom fire in Crimplesham. Photo: Denise

Police and fire service are investigating a 'suspicious' bedroom fire in Crimplesham. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A woman in her 60s has been taken to hospital after falling from a height in a west Norfolk village.

Emergency services were called to Low Road in Wretton, near Downham Market, shortly after 4.10pm today.

The fire service said two fire crews from King's Lynn and a crew from Norfolk Urban Search and Rescue attended the scene.

They rescued a person who had 'fallen from height', the fire service said.

An ambulance service spokesman said an ambulance and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) were sent to the scene.


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The woman, who is believed to be in her 60s, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with an ankle injury.

A spokesman said she fell around 3ft.

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