An investigation is underway after a person received serious injuries in a fall from a height in Cork city this morning.
Cork City Fire Service and a number of other emergency services responders rescued a person after the fall in an industrial estate in Ballycurreen, Togher.
The units, dispatched from Anglesea Street around 10am and they worked with the National Ambulance Service, West Cork Rapid Response and An Garda Siochána to bring the person to safety.
Cork City Fire Service Specialist Rescue Unit used their Hiab crane, which is a truck-mounted crane, at full reach in the incident at Ballycurreen Industrial Estate.
The Fire Service praised the “great interagency work” that helped look after the individual. The fire service returned to headquarters around 11.30am.
Crews from Anglesea St including our specialist Rescue Unit have rescued a person after a fall from height this morning.— Cork City Fire Brigade (@CorkCityFire) June 10, 2021
Our HiAb crane was used at full reach to safely remove the patient. @NASCork, @WestCorkRR & @GardaTraffic also in attendance, great interagency work 🚒🚑🚓 pic.twitter.com/nmgOhpAS3d
The individual was transferred to the care of the NAS and taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment of what are being described as "serious injuries."
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has been notified and investigations are ongoing.