Emergency services rescue man from Weymouth roof

Dorset Echo: Emergency services rescue man from Weymouth roof Emergency services rescue man from Weymouth roof

Emergency services rushed to a Weymouth street to rescue a man from a roof.

Police and fire crews were called to Horsford Street, near Brewers Quay, at 9pm on Wednesday evening.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “Police were called by the ambulance service to a report of a man on the roof.

“Officers and the fire service attended.

“The man was safely lowered to the ground and taken to a safe place.”

Resident Sarah Insley was shocked to see the man on the roof opposite their home at the back of Brewer's Quay.

She said: “It was very dramatic especially as they used a crane to get the man to safety.

“I don't know what he was doing up there but I'm glad he's okay.”

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11:18am Sat 21 Dec 13

moss says...

Father Christmas got a little tipsy/overenthusiast
ic and decided to make an early start maybe????
Father Christmas got a little tipsy/overenthusiast ic and decided to make an early start maybe???? moss

12:52pm Sat 21 Dec 13

IDONTKNOWIFITISTRRUE says...

The man was taken to a safe place.”

By 2 men wearing white coats?
The man was taken to a safe place.” By 2 men wearing white coats? IDONTKNOWIFITISTRRUE

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