Firefighters called to rescue man who climbed tree to rescue cat

Firefighters were called to a fire in Wells. Picture: Steve Adams

Firefighters were called to a fire in Wells. Picture: Steve Adams - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A man who tried to rescue a cat which got stuck up a tree ended up having to be rescued himself.

The man had climbed a tree in Theobald Road in Lakenham to get the stranded pet down.

But he found himself unable to get down and Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service was called.

A crew from the Carrow station went to the scene at just before 4.10pm today.

They had rescued the man by 4.30pm.

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