Firefighters and paramedics called to Worthing house

Firefighters at the scene on Rowlands Road, Worthing. Photo by Eddie Mitchell. SUS-160730-161627001
Firefighters at the scene on Rowlands Road, Worthing. Photo by Eddie Mitchell. SUS-160730-161627001

Firefighters and paramedics were called to a house in Worthing this morning (Saturday, July 30).

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service’s aerial ladder platform was required to help recover an elderly woman from the property on Rowlands Road.

Firefighters at the scene on Rowlands Road, Worthing. Photo by Eddie Mitchell. SUS-160730-161641001

Firefighters at the scene on Rowlands Road, Worthing. Photo by Eddie Mitchell. SUS-160730-161641001

A fire service spokeswoman said firefighters managed to get the woman safely out of the building and she was left in the care of the paramedics.

It is believed she was then taken to hospital with a broken ankle.

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