Four adults and two children became trapped in lift at New Road in Bideford yesterday (Sunday).

Six people were rescued from a lift in New Road, Bideford yesterday (Sunday) after becoming trapped.

Fire fighters from Bideford and Torrington arrived at the building at 7.45pm and got to work with ladders.

But they called for back up from the special rescue team to help release four adults and two children.

They were rescued using ropes, lines, ladders and small tools.