Pair freed from lift

An exercise involving Hampshire emergency services has been held on board HMS Queen Elizabeth at HMNB Portsmouth.  Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service, Hampshire Ambulance Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and Portsmouth Naval Bases Emergency Response Team (ERT) were put through their paces on board the Royal Navys brand new aircraft carrier.  The ship put together a realistic harbour fire exercise with training smoke and mock casualties to test their agencies in their response and in working together to combat an emergency on an extremely unfamiliar environment.

IN PICTURES: The first major emergency training exercise on HMS Queen Elizabeth

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A MAN and his daughter were rescued after getting trapped in a lift.

One crew from Southsea was called to Gisors Road, Milton, to a block of flats, on Sunday, at 7pm.

The pair were stuck for around 20 minutes, before the fire service was called.

Firefighters forced the doors open and rescued the pair.

No-one was injured in the incident.