crews rescue five people trapped in lift at Burnham block of flats
crews rescued five people from a lift at a Burnham-On-Sea block
of flats on Tuesday (August 5th).
fire engines from Burnham were called to Allandale Court in Rectory
Road at just before 2.30pm.
adults and two children who were visiting relatives in the building
were trapped inside the lift which had stopped in between the
floors," a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
released the five people by using small tools to winch the lift
up to the next floor.
five were rather hot after being stuck in the lift together but
were otherwise unharmed," added the spokesman.
similar lift rescues occurred there last year.