Rescue from lift

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a lift got stuck at a residential home.

Crews from Stranton Fire Station were called to Highnam Hall, off Park Avenue, in Hartlepool, to rescue a carer and resident from the lift which had got stuck on the ground floor.

Firefighters released the door and the pair inside were able to step out.

The incident at the home, which is near Ward Jackson Park, happened at 9.30pm on Monday.