Firefighters release three people from lifts at two call-outs

Firefighters released three people from lifts at call-outs in Irchester and Desborough tonight (Monday, June 18).

The first call-out was at 8.36pm to the Alton Centre in Station Road, Irchester.

One person was trapped in a lift and a fire crew from Rushden station went out to help them.

It took the crew 15 minutes to release the person from the lift.

The second call-out was at 8.48pm and was to Hazeland House in High Street, Desborough.

Two people were trapped in a lift there. A fire crew from Rothwell station came to help them.

It took firefighters less than 10 minutes to free the two people.