Man rescued from ceiling of Stafford house

By Jamie Brassington | Staffordshire | News | Published:

A man was rescued by firefighters after he was left dangling in his ceiling following a fall.

Fire crews used rope to pull the man to safety at his home in Highfields, Stafford, on Saturday afternoon.

A Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesman said: "A man slipped whilst working in his loft and became trapped by one leg, which went through the ceiling below.

"Crews used rope rescue skills to perform a safe and controlled release."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
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