Family saved from stuck lift

A police car parked outside Catherine House in Stanhope Road, Portsmouth, earlier tonight. Picture: Byron Melton

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A FAMILY of four was 
rescued from a lift in a block of flats.

They became stuck between the third and fourth floor of Tipton House, in Warwick Crescent, Southsea, at 8pm last night.

Southsea fire station were alerted after one of them pressed the lift’s emergency button.

A firefighter got to the fourth floor and dropped a ladder down into the lift so everyone could get out.

No-one was hurt.