Woman rescued from roof of Plungington Community Centre

A woman had to be rescued from the roof of a community centre in Plungington last night (January 21).

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 11:15 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 3:34 pm
Fire crews had to rescue a woman from the roof of Plungington Community Centre at around 10.20pm last night (Tuesday, January 21). Pic: Google

Fire crews from Preston were called to the scene by police after a woman in her early 30s had been seen shouting for help after becoming stuck atop the pitched roof of Plungington Community Centre at 10.20pm.

Fire crews used a ladder to reach the distressed woman on top of the single storey building and bring her to safety.

The fire service said no injuries were reported.

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Lancashire Police have not provided details on the circumstances of the incident.

"The woman was brought down and spoken with", said a police spokesman.

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A spokesman said: "We are aware of the person on the roof and the safe rescue and good work of the fire and rescue services in dealing with the situation in the most professional manner."