A MAJOR emergency service response saw a person rescued from the top of a building yesterday.

Photos from the scene show a rescue operation taking place in Kenavon Drive, Reading on Tuesday, November 23 at 1pm.

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Reading Chronicle:

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South Central Ambulance Service said a person was injured at the top of the building. 

A rapid response vehicle, Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), critical care car from the Thames Valley Air Ambulance, ambulance crew and a paramedic team leader attended at 12.20pm.

The patient was treated for non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Royal Berkshire Hospital accompanied by the ambulance crew and the Thames Valley Air Ambulance team.

SCAS said: "Working in partnership with the fire service and police, our crews were able to treat the patient at height and worked together to safely recover him to the ground. 

Fire crews have also been contacted for more information.