Belfast Telegraph

Shocking image shows painter stuck halfway up outside of lighthouse in Co Down

A man has been taken to hospital for treatment after he became stuck halfway up the outside of a Co Down lighthouse.

It's understood the man - in his 50s - was painting the outside of the St John's Point Lighthouse.

The above image shows the helpless man hanging on precariously on the outside of the lighthouse.

He got stuck at around 10am on Friday morning.

It's believed he was rescued by teams from the fire and ambulance services.

 

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