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Firefighters rescue men trapped 40ft above the ground
9:07am Thursday 20th September 2012 in News
FIREFIGHTERS rescued two men trapped against a building 40ft above the ground in a broken-down cherry picker in North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service were called at 12.28pm on Tuesday after reports that the men, both in their 50s, were stuck outside in the cherry picker a building in Belle Vue Square, Skipton.
The men had been clearing some guttering when the cherry picker malfunctioned – causing the machinery to fall against the building on two wheels – leaving the men trapped.
Two fire crews helped rescue the men. No one was injured.