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SIX people got stuck in a lift and had to be rescued by firefighters.

The family of four adults and two children had to dial 999 after getting stuck in the lift at Spinnaker House, Port Solent.

They had been trapped in the lift for about half an hour before the alarm was raised.

Firefighters from Cosham fire station were called at 5.50pm on New Year’s Day.

The fire engine was there within minutes and the crew was able to release the family. No-one required medical treatment.