York & North Yorkshire

Deckchair traps woman, 83, in Scarborough

An 83-year-old woman has been rescued after getting trapped in a deckchair for six hours in Scarborough.

North Yorkshire Fire Service said the woman had become stuck after the chair's fabric had given way.

A local fire officer heard the woman's cries for help from the balcony of her flat at Northway at 14:00 BST.

She had been stuck since 08:00 BST and was treated by paramedics at the scene, the fire service said.

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