Knottingley: Firefighters rescue women from care home lift

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Two ladies had to be rescued from a lift after it became stuck between two floors at a care home in Knottingley.

Fire crews from Pontefract Station attended the incident just after 5pm yesterday. (March 12)

A firefighter said the women, aged 66 and 70, were stuck for 10 minutes following a lift fault.

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