Collapsed elderly woman rescued by firefighters in Gainsborough

The scene at a property on Harpswell Hill in Gainsborough where firefighters had to perform a 'controlled breakage of glass' to rescue an elderly woman.
The scene at a property on Harpswell Hill in Gainsborough where firefighters had to perform a 'controlled breakage of glass' to rescue an elderly woman.

Firefighters were called to rescue an elderly woman who collapsed in her home in Gainsborough.

Crews from Gainsborough fire station had to break a window to gain access to a property on Harpswell Hill were an elderly female had collapsed at 9.40am on Saturday (April 23).

They performed a ‘controlled breakage of glass’ and then provided medical care to the elderly female until the ambulance service arrived.