Woman impales leg climbing Kirkstall Abbey fence

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A woman was taken to hospital after suffering a “severe leg impalement” at Kirkstall Abbey.

Firefighters from Leeds Fire Station were called in to assist the ambulance service with extrication of the woman, after she fell whilst climbing a fence at the Abbey shortly before 11pm on Saturday.

Crews from Dewsbury and Cleckheaton fire stations also attended, according to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Tony Burdin, chief executive of Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society

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