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Woman Hurt In Esplanade Balcony Fall

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A woman has been badly hurt after falling from a balcony on the Cairns Esplanade on Saturday night.

Ambulance officers say the woman in her 20s had multiple fractures including severe head and chest injuries.

She was treated at the scene by an off-duty paramedic before emergency crews arrived and was then taken to Cairns Hospital.

The fall happened around 8pm