28th January 2021

Taunton fire crew rescue male trapped in wheelchair

One fire appliance from Taunton was mobilised following a call reporting a male trapped in a wheelchair on Dorchester Road in Taunton at 16:47 this afternoon (Friday).

On arrival, the officer in charge confirmed one male who had fallen and now became trapped in his wheelchair.

The crew liaised with ambulance paramedics to effect the rescue.

The male was released from the wheelchair and duty of care was left with on duty carers.