Elderly man trapped behind door in St Leonards rescued by firefighters

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Firefighters rescued an elderly man in the early hours of the morning after he became trapped at his home in St Leonards, fire services said.

According to East Sussex Fire and Rescue, a crew from Hastings received a call at 3.50am this morning after the man became stuck behind his door in Quarry Hill.

Firefighters managed to gain entry to the property and freed the elderly man, who was unharmed, services confirmed.