crews rescue lady stuck on bridge at Highbridge Railway Station
rescued a lady who became stuck on a river bridge at Highbridge
Railway Station on Saturday (December 28th).
fire crews from Burnham and Bridgwater rushed to the station shortly
woman, aged in her 20s, had accidentally dropped her mobile phone
over the side of the bridge on the Walrow side of the tracks,"
a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
got into difficulty when she clambered over the side of the bridge
to try and retrieve the phone, but found she was unable to get
fire appliances from Burnham-On-Sea and a specialist rescue team
from Bridgwater were sent to the scene.
rescued her from the ledge using specialist 'safety at height'
grateful lady was unharmed in the incident and was left in the
care of a family member.
Top, Burnham-On-Sea firefighters and, above, the bridge at the
railway station where Saturday's incident occurred