Firefighters rescue elderly Sheffield woman who slipped and fell

The incident took place at a property in Whirlow Lane, Whirlow at around 4am. Picture: Google Maps
The incident took place at a property in Whirlow Lane, Whirlow at around 4am. Picture: Google Maps
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Firefighters were called out to rescue an elderly woman who slipped and fell behind a locked door in a Sheffield property in the early hours of this morning.

The incident took place at a property in Whirlow Lane, Whirlow at around 4am.

A South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "She slipped and fell behind a locked bathroom door.

"We had to break the door down.

"She'd hurt her head, but did not need to be hospitalised."

A total of one appliance was sent to the incident from the Lowedges fire station.