Kilmington pensioner rescued by firefighters

Axminster fire station

Axminster fire station - Credit: Archant

Elderly man collapsed behind a door and his friend was unable to reach him

Fire crews were called to free an elderly man who was trapped in a house at The Street in Kilmington late last night (Wednesday, May 1).

The victim had collapsed behind a door and his friend was unable to reach him.

A fire appliance from Axminster attended and used small tools to gain access. An Ambulance was called to the scene. No details about the pensioner’s condition have been released.


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