Firefighters rescue woman in 20ft Abercarn embankment fall

South Wales Argus: Reader Phillip Aufhausen sent in this picture of firefighters rescuing a woman in Abercarn after she fell down a 20ft embankment Reader Phillip Aufhausen sent in this picture of firefighters rescuing a woman in Abercarn after she fell down a 20ft embankment

A WOMAN was rescued by a fire crew after falling 20ft down an embankment in Abercarn this morning.

Emergency services were called to Gwyddon Road, Llanfach in Abercarn at 11.39am.

A spokesman for the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the woman was taken to hospital with a suspected broken ankle after crews from Malpas, Barry and Abercarn used a boat stretcher to bring her to safety.

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