Barnsley man trapped on roof helped to safety

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Firefighters were called out to rescue a man from the roof of a Barnsley house last night.

The incident occurred at around 9pm at a house on Highstone Avenue in Worsbrough Common.

Firefighters said the man had climbed up onto the roof of his house to get something but had then become stuck.

The crew used ladders to help the man down to safety. He didn’t suffer any injuries.