Storm damage update: Builder rescued by firecrews after becoming trapped on roof of four storey building in Whitby

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A Builder was rescued by firecrews in Gray Street Whitby after becoming trapped on roof of four storey building.

Firecrews from Whitby and Scarborough were called to a report of a builder who had become trapped on the roof of a four storey premises in Whitby while trying to affect a repair, due to the worsening windy conditions last night.

The firecrews completed the successful rescue of the builder, a male aged 45 years, by means of 13.5m and roof ladders.

The male was unharmed with the rescue completed within 45 minutes.




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