Man falls through roof in Buntingford

09:30 09 April 2014

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A man suffered injuries to his back and head after falling through a roof.

The ambulance service was called at 4.47pm yesterday (Tuesday) to the Watermill Industrial site in Buntingford.

An ambulance, ambulance officer and three hazardous area response team vehicles were dispatched to treat the man who had fallen approximately 15 feet.

One fire crew from Buntingford was also called to assist the ambulance service.

Ambulance officer, Gary Sanderson who was at the scene said: “We worked closely with the fire service to treat the man and safely move him onto a spinal board so that he could be conveyed to Lister Hospital.

“The man is thought to be in his 40s and thankfully his condition is not thought to be life threatening.”

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