A man who fell from the roof of Biddicks Court, St Austell was sucessfully rescued by firefighters yesterday.

One appliance from St Austell Fire Station was called out just before 10pm and successfully rescued a young male who had climbed onto the roof of a building and then fallen approx 12 foot below.

The crew used a triple extension ladder and a 135m ladder in the rescue and handed the casualty over to the ambulance crew who were on scene.