Firefighters rescue child trapped in house

Axminster mother locks herself out of her home with her one-year-old still inside

Axminster firefighters had to climb through a first floor window to reach a trapped child last night (Sunday).

They were called to the house at North Street by an anxious mother who had locked herself out, with her one-year-old still inside.

The crew used a triple extension ladder to gain entry through the bedroom window.

The incident took place at around 7.20pm


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