Coleraine: Fire crews rescue man from 10 foot hole


A man in his 60s has been rescued by firefighters after he fell down a hole that was at least 10 foot (3m) deep in County Londonderry.

It happened shortly before 22:00 GMT on Wednesday at Beresford Court, Coleraine.

Four fire appliances were called to the scene to help bring him to safety. Firefighters used a ladder and stretcher to get him out of the hole.

The man was taken to hospital. His condition is stable.