Three people trapped in lift at fire-hazard block of flats in Milton Keynes

Three people were stuck in a lift at a block of flats in Milton Keynes which is under surveillance due to being a fire hazard
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Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) sent two fire engines and two fire crews to the incident in Mellish Court, Bletchley, at around noon today (November 20).

Firefighters released the man, woman and girl, who were all uninjured.

Mellish Court in Bletchley and The Gables in Wolverton have both been found lacking in modern fire safety standards.

Mellish Court. Photo: Google MapsMellish Court. Photo: Google Maps
Mellish Court. Photo: Google Maps

MK Council is currently considering whether to attempt to renovate the buildings or demolish them and build new housing on the sites. But either option would mean tenants have to move out, council officials have confirmed.

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