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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue crew helps two adults down from cherry picker cage in Gibraltar Point near Skegness





Two people had to be rescued by fire crews from the top of a cherry picker.

The workers were on the hydraulic platform – commonly used by workers to tackle jobs in high places – when it suffered a mechanical fault.

The incident happened shortly after 1pm today (March 26) at Gibraltar Point, near Skegness.

Fire crews were called to the scene at Gibraltar Point. Picture: Stock image
Fire crews were called to the scene at Gibraltar Point. Picture: Stock image

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue deployed a crew from Skegness and called on the aerial ladder platform from Boston.

The platform was used to transfer the two adults from the cherry picker cage to the ground.

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Cherry pickers can reach heights of about 200 feet – although it’s not clear how far up the lift was on this occasion.



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