Firefighters rescue man from lift shaft

Redcliff Street, Redcliff, Bristol 

With the assistance of the South West Hazardous Area Response Team, crews from Bedminster and Temple fire stations have rescued a male lift engineer after he fell into the lift shaft and became trapped. 

Firefighters undertook a vertical line rope rescue and used cutting equipment on top of the lift car to free the engineer from entrapment. They then worked with paramedics, to rescue him from the lift shaft.

The engineer was then conveyed to hospital under the care of paramedics.