Elderly couple rescued from home

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An elderly husband and wife were rescued from their home in the early hours of this morning (Thursday), after falling.

The couple, said to be in their 80s, had seriously injured themselves during a fall and could not move.

Firefighters from Halifax attended the scene on Albany Street, Halifax, at around 4.30am and had to knock the door down to gain entry.

The crew used a lock extraction kit and door breaker to remove the door.

The couple are recovering in hospital.