St Albans and Harpenden firefighters work with paramedics to save casualty

PUBLISHED: 18:49 15 August 2017 | UPDATED: 18:50 15 August 2017

Fire engine

Fire engine


Firefighters and paramedics worked together to help rescue a person from Harpenden today (August 15).

Crews from St Albans and Harpenden fire stations were called to assist the East of England Ambulance service - saving someone from the third floor of a building on Leyton Road.

In response a station commander, Lee Haward, tweeted: “Effective liaison between agencies led to a safe resolution of the incident.

“Good teamwork all round.”

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