Firefighters rescue Clowne adult who was trapped in a child's swing

The play area, on Recreation Close, Clowne.
The play area, on Recreation Close, Clowne.

Firefighters from Staveley have rescued an adult who was trapped in a child's swing at a Clowne play area.

Crews were called to Recreation Close at about 4pm yesterday (September 15) to rescue the adult, who was cut from the swing using pedal cutters.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Staveley fire crews were called to a person stuck in a child's swing on Recreation Close, Clowne.

"Crews used small tools and a pedal cutter to release the individual."