Parachutist rescued by Fire crews in Northampton

Specialist rescue team from Kidlington and crews from Banbury Fire Station were called to assist and support crews from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Mereway in Northampton at this incident just over the border near Hinton in the Hedges.

Working with Western Power and the East Midlands Ambulance Service and Air Ambulance, the parachutist who was entangled in these 11kv Power lines was safely rescued and brought down to be treated by paramedics and ambulance staff.