Kids trapped in lift on 20th floor

Last updated 08:40 15/12/2012

Relevant offers

Two children needed to be rescued by emergency services after being trapped in a lift on the 20th floor of an Auckland hotel.

Crowne Plaza duty manager Ben Sitti confirmed the children had been trapped for nearly 20 minutes.

Sitti said the children had set off the alarm inside the lift to alert staff.

"They're guests in the hotel," he said.

"We called Schindler already, which is the lift company, and a technician is on the way to free them."

Fire services were also called and freed the children within minutes.

It's not clear how old the children were.

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers
Opinion poll

Are you happy with the council rates revaluation on your home?



Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

News tip POINTER

Do you have an idea for a story? Email us or give us a call on 09 925 9700.