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Firefighters called to rescue man who climbed tree to rescue cat

PUBLISHED: 20:27 10 September 2018 | UPDATED: 20:37 10 September 2018

One appliance attended a vehicle fire in Dereham. Photo: Denise Bradley

One appliance attended a vehicle fire in Dereham. Photo: Denise Bradley

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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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