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Cambridgeshire fire service changes lift policy

Cambridgeshire fire service is changing the way it deals with people trapped in lifts. Firefighters will now only respond to calls for help if there's a 'risk to life' or if the person's been trapped for three hours or more.

Cambridgeshire fire service to change policy on how they deal with people trapped in lifts

Cambridgeshire fire service will now only respond to calls for help if there's a 'risk of life.' Credit: ITV News Anglia

Cambridgeshire fire service is changing the way it deals with people trapped in lifts.

Firefighters will now only respond to calls for help if there's a 'risk to life' or if the person's been trapped for three hours or more.

The service says it's to make sure resources are committed to emergency situations.

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