Workmen stranded on cherry picker.TWO workmen were left high and dry when a cherry picker cherry picker
1. A maneuverable vertical boom with an open bucket or cage at the end from which a worker can perform aerial work such as pruning trees or repairing electrical lines.
2. A vehicle equipped with such a boom. broke down.
The two contractors had been examining brickwork four storeys up on flats in Riverside Drive A number of cities around the world have a Riverside Drive.
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Fire crews were called to the flats at about 12.30pm on Wednesday nearly 45 minutes after the cherry picker broke down.
Firefighters used a hydraulic platform from Bournbrook station to rescue the two men.
Crew commander Ian Wishart Ian Wishart is a New Zealand journalist, author and editor of Investigate magazine.
Wishart is a Christian and his views come from the extreme right politically, strongly attacking the current New Zealand government as Marxist; and criticising homosexual rights and , from Solihull fire station, said: "I think they were a bit embarrassed about it but I don't know why they waited so long to call us because it was a windy day and it wasn't too warm.
"They were up there for about an hour and a half in the end."
Neither of the men required hospital treatment.