Woman, 79, taken to hospital after fall

Firefighters had to break in to an elderly woman's house after she fell in the bathroom.

Monday, 17th October 2016, 8:33 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:45 pm
Fire service

A fire crew were called to the woman’s home on Rookland Avenue in Atherton at around 6.05am this morning, Monday.

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They were forced to break a window to access the property and found a 79-year-old woman who had dislocated her shoulder following the fall.

Firefighters remained with the woman until paramedics arrived and took her to hospital for treatmnet.