The Hampshire Fire and Rescue Urban search and rescue team based at its new location in Eastliegh was called into action on Saturday afternoon after a worker on a building injured himself on the top of scaffolding.
Crews were mobilised just after 3pm on Saturday to the Building site in Cosham supported by fire crews from Cosham and Fareham. A pulley rope system was set up to Rescue the injured worker. A Hart team from South Central ambulance service also attend and Stablished the man before his removal. The worker was than moved in a basket stretcher from the top of the structure back down to ground level. The man was taken to QA hospital in Portsmouth to be treated for his injures.