South Scotland

Dumfries scaffold worker rescued by firefighters

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Firefighters have rescued a man after he was injured while working on scaffolding at a property in Dumfries.

Emergency services were called to the property in Moffat Road at about 14:00.

A police spokesman said the man had been working on scaffolding at a house when he was injured.

The road was shut between Edinburgh Road and Marchhill Drive during the rescue operation.

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