Fire service release women trapped in lifts in Cottesmore



Firefighters have rescued two women trapped in lifts at a housing complex in Rutland in two separate incidents.

On Friday a crew from Oakham were called at about 9am to release an elderly woman trapped in an elevator at Gainsborough Court retirement and sheltered housing in Main Street, Cottesmore.

The woman was left in care of staff at the facility.

Yesterday (Sunday), the fire service were called to the complex again at about 11am to release a second woman trapped in a lift.

Spire Homes, which manages the housing complex, has not been available for comment.




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