Woman and child trapped

Firefighters called to the scene in Honiton.

A woman and two-year-old child in Honiton had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped in a bedroom.

The incident occurred at Queen Street at 7.16am this morning (Tuesday) and a fire appliance from Honiton was called to the scene.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “On arrival the crew gained access to the bedroom through a rear window using small tools and a short extension ladder and freed the adult and child.”

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter