Rope rescue in Forest Town

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Firecrews from Edwinstowe, Highfields and a specialist rescue unit from Tuxford were called to a Forest Town cul-de-sac yesterday after a man was found collapsed down a bank.

The incident happened at around 2.50pm in Blenheim Close, when the 54-year-old man was discovered collapsed.

A specialist rope rescue was carried out by firefighters and the casualty was taken to hospital, a fire service spokesman said.

His condition is not known at this stage.