Couple rescued after becoming trapped in lift at Gunwharf Quays apartment block

An aerial view of Gunwharf Quays. Picture: Geograph (labelled for reuse)
An aerial view of Gunwharf Quays. Picture: Geograph (labelled for reuse)

FIREFIGHTERS were called to free two people from an apartment block at Gunwharf Quays in the early hours of the morning.

Crews freed a man and a woman believed to be in their 20s from a lift at the Crescent at about 2am. 

Southsea Fire Station said they used a lift key to get the pair out, in an operation which took less than a minute.