Pensioner in hospital after Arthur's Seat rescue

A pensioner was stretchered off Arthur's Seat this afternoon by a fire service line rescue team and paramedics.

By jamie mckenzie
Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 4:59 pm
The elderly man was rescued from Arthur's Seat.
The elderly man was rescued from Arthur's Seat.

Five appliances were called to Arthur's Seat following the 999 call at about 2:5pm, and crews went to the man's aid near the foot of the Dry Dam. He was then taken off the hill and driven to hospital.

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