Ill man lifted from house

A MAN had to be stretchered out of a first-floor window today before being taken to hospital.

A MAN had to be stretchered out of a first-floor window today before being taken to hospital.

Firefighters were called to a property in Oakes Road, Bury St Edmunds, at around 1.30pm.

They placed the man on a stretcher and lowered him down with a turntable ladder.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said they had been asked by the man's GP to take him to the West Suffolk Hospital.

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