Emergency services and helicopter rush to major incident in Ayr


A MAJOR incident sparked Emergency Services and the Air Ambulance Helicopter to race to an incident at a house in Ayr's Forehill area.


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The helicopter landed at Glencairn Park in Ayr along with the other Emergency services arriving.

Police officers waited for the Air Ambulance crew getting off, to which they were driven to the scene at Lochlea Drive.

Multiple fire engines and police cars were on scene at a house in Lochlea Drive for nearly two hours.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 1630 hours on Sunday 15th January 2017 police were called to a report of a 23-year-old woman having been injured at a property in Lochlea Drive, Ayr.

“Emergency services attended and the woman was taken by helimed to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment.

“Her current condition is unknown.

“Nobody else was injured and enquiries are at an early stage to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.”

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “At 16.12 today, the Scottish Ambulance Service received a call from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in relation to a house fire in Ayr.

“The responding accident and emergency ambulance crew assessed two patients, and requested support from the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service (EMRS) from SCOTSTAR, the Scottish Ambulance Service’s specialist retrieval team.

“One patient did not require hospital treatment and one patient was treated at scene before being airlifted to hospital in Glasgow.”

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