Firefighters rescue Epworth man

FIREFIGHTERS had to use specialist tools to help rescue an elderly Epworth man who had fallen in his own home.

The man had fallen in the living room of his detached house in Blow Row on Monday, shortly before 10am.

Crews from both the Epworth and Crowle stations arrived at the scene and used a saw and other tools to force entry into the property.

Oxygen was administered to the man and he was left in the care of relatives and his own doctor.