Man’s scaffolding fall leads to rescue operation in north Leeds


A workman has fallen from through scaffolding on the roof of a building in north Leeds.

Two crews from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service were called to the scene in Pasture Street, Chapel Allerton, yesterday at around 3.10pm.

The man had fallen from roof level to the first floor, breaking a window upon landing.

Crews from Moortown and Leeds were joined by rescue teams from Rawdon and Cleckheaton to recover the injured workman.

He was brought to ground level on a stretcher using rescue equipment.