Fire fighters had to use an extendable ladder to get in

An operation involving Torevieja Local Police, fire fighters and medics rescued an 80 year old man in Torrevieja on Monday who had spend several days on the floor after a fall, according to the Provincial Fire Brigade.

The rescue was at a flat in a building on Avenida de las Habaneras, where the fire fighters gained entry by using an extendable ladder and they managed to open one of the windows.

When the medics got in they found the man stretched out on the floor, where he had been for two days without being able to eat or drink water. He has been taken to the emergency ward at Torrevieja Hospital.