Drone helps firefighters in teenagers’ rooftop rescue

Emergency services arrived at Market Place in the town at around 9.15am after a shop manager reported hearing voices coming from the roof


Fire crews were helped by a local photography company who used a drone to pinpoint their location.

A fire service spokesman said they were ‘immensely grateful’ to the photography company for their assistance.

The rooftops in the town centre are a maze but the images captured by the drone allowed us to locate the teenagers and meant that officers did not have to put themselves at risk by accessing the roof”.


The teenagers were brought safely to the ground around two hours later with the help of the Aerial Ladder Platform from Lincoln South.

Source: ITV

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