FIREFIGHTERS rescued three women from broken lifts in Harrogate.

A crew was called to Cold Bath Road at about 5.15pm on Saturday where they freed two women who were stuck in an elevator after it stalled.

Later, at about 8.15pm, firefighters were called to Park Parade where they rescued a woman who was stuck in a stalled lift inside a commercial property. Luckily nobody was injured at either incident.

At about 9pm crews from Harrogate and Knaresborough were called to reports of sparks and smoke coming from a washing machine at a home on Dragon Parade. They isolated the power and luckily no one was hurt.