Man escapes after Newbury sheltered care home lift fails
Sprung by firefighters
A MAN was released from a Newbury lift by firefighters after it became stuck last night (Wed).
Two fire engines from Newbury were called at 6.40pm to Audrey Needham House, in Victoria Grove, after a lift became stuck on the third floor.
Firefighters isolated the electrical supply to stop the lift moving and opened the door manually, with a special key, releasing the man.
A man aged approximately in his 50's was unharmed by the ordeal.
Firefighters left the scene at 7.15pm