Woman rescued after freak loft fall

A WOMAN had to be cut free from a ladder by firefighters after falling from a loft, it emerged tonight.

Danielle Nuttall

A WOMAN had to be cut free from a ladder by firefighters after falling from a loft, it emerged tonight.

The incident happened shortly before 2.30pm today in a property in Peddars Way, Lowestoft.

Firefighters were alerted by the East of England Ambulance Service to a woman aged in her 30s who needed to be cut free from a ladder.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the woman had suffered back injuries after falling from a loft and her legs had become trapped in the loft ladder.

The woman was released by the fire service and taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston.

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The extent of her injuries is unknown.

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