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Firefighters called to remove ring from woman's finger

PUBLISHED: 16:31 13 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:44 13 July 2019

Firefighters were called to help after a ring became stuck on a woman's finger in Ipswich  Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Firefighters were called to help after a ring became stuck on a woman's finger in Ipswich Picture: RACHEL EDGE

RACHEL EDGE

A fire crew was called to assist paramedics after a woman's ring became stuck on her finger at a property in Ipswich.

The fire service was called to the Landseer Road area at around 3pm today, after paramedics struggled to treat a woman whose ring had become lodged on her finger.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service said, after liaising with the ambulance service, firefighters were able to dislodge the jewellery using ring cutters.

The spokeswoman said: "There was a paramedic that was already at the scene with the lady.

"We liaised with the ambulance service. The ring was removed by the fire service at approximately 3.40pm."

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