Exmouth fire crews carry out lift rescue

PUBLISHED: 09:32 25 August 2016 | UPDATED: 09:32 25 August 2016


Fire crews were called out yesterday evening (Wednesday) to rescue people stuck in a lift in Exmouth.

One fire appliance from Exmouth Fire Station attended the incident in Morton Crescent at 6.57pm.

On arrival, firefighters confirmed there were five people in the lift, and used small tools, a ladder and other fire service equipment to release them.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said duty of care was left with on-site staff.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Exmouth Journal