700 pounds woman rescued from her bathroom

A woman who is 700 pounds named as Patty Brown fell on her second floor bathroom. Being not able to get up, She called the emergency service in Trenton, New Jersey. Even the medical personnel were unable to move her. So have to call the city fire department, which sends 3 fire engines and 25 officers to save her. Firefighters have to cut away part of an exterior wall and remove a window to save her in her bathroom before lowering her to the ground (Yahoo news).

After removing part of the bathroom wall, cutting the window down to the floor, and taking out the toilet and radiator, firefighters moved her into a rescue basket in which she was lowered down a specially reinforced ladder to the ground outside. She was taken to the stretcher with the help of ten firefighters. She was then moved to a big Ambulance, which are made for the obese people.

Patty Brown who get a bit injured in her fall was happy and conscious in her five hour long operation. Battalion Chief Qareeb Bashir, said that even through the firefighters are trained to do hard saves, but this was an unusual challenge. And this is a very strange situation for them.


Written by Brad

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