Pensioner rescued from lift

Published: 8 Apr 2012 09:10

A PENSIONER was rescued by firefighters after being trapped in a lift for more than 40 minutes.

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The crew from Wokingham Road fire station were called to Beech House care home in Crockhamwell Road, Woodley, at 4pm yesterday when the lift company did not have a maintenance engineer available..

They winched the lift to the next level and opened the doors to release the elderly lady within several minutes.

She was not injured.

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