Woman rescued from tree

FIREFIGHTERS in Essex had to perform an unusual rescue after a woman became trapped in a tree this morning.

FIREFIGHTERS in Essex had to perform an unusual rescue after a woman became trapped in a tree this morning.

The lady had climbed up the tree in an attempt to rescue two kittens, on Kenneth Road in Pitsea at around 11.37am.

One fire crew from Basildon used a ladder to return the lady safely back on to firm ground by midday.