Woman trapped behind door in her home rescued by firefighters

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An elderly woman had to be rescued by firefighters in Ipswich during the early hours of the morning after she became trapped behind a door in her home.

A crew from the Princes Street station attended the incident in Sandown Road, at 2.51am.

A spokeswoman from the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the woman had fallen close to the door which could not be opened and she could not get up.

“We sent a crew to help get the door open so that her family could get to her,” she said