Firefighters were called to help after a woman fell in Richmond yesterday.
The incident happened in Roper Court at about 9.15pm.
A crew from Richmond responded to a request from the ambulance service to assist with the lift of the 53-year-old, who had fallen and sustained a head injury.
Crews used a casualty drag sheet and crew power to transport the patient to the awaiting road ambulance.
The woman was taken to hospital via road ambulance.