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Fire crews rescue a man with a broken leg from stream at Erlestoke Featured

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FIREFIGHTERS from Devizes and Westbury helped to rescue a man who fell into a stream in Erlestoke and broke a leg yesterday.

They crews were called out by Southwest Ambulance Service to assist with the rescue.

They used a triple extension ladder and lines to rescue the victim from the stream.

They said the man had slipped down a steep bank into a stream and suffered a suspected broken leg.

The casualty was left in the hands of South West Ambulance Service paramedics.

The incident happened at 11.02 on Sunday morning.

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