Fire crews rescue man trapped in roof

A man had to be cut out of a roof by fire crews after becoming trapped while carrying out cabling work.

A team of fire officers from Douglas were called to Julian Road following reports of a man trapped in a confined space.

The man got stuck while carrying out work inside a roof void yesterday afternoon.

Crews cut an opening in the roof to allow him to get out, and paramedics provided treatment after he reported being in discomfort.