Firefighters were called to rescue a boy yesterday afternoon when he became stranded while attempting parkour moves in Rotherham.
A ladder over 13 meters long was used to get the boy down safely from the 25ft high roof.
Thanks to @SYFR for assisting in the roof rescue of a young lad stuck on a roof in the Town Centre. Three Male’s taken home to parents and advised of the dangers of parkour and the possible consequences. Follow up action to be taken. pic.twitter.com/2skiMyB63P
— RotherhamCentral NHP (@RothCentralNHP) March 11, 2018
Firefighters at the scene warned of the dangers of attempting the sport, which developed from a form of military obstacle training.
Police also attended the incident, and it appears that the boy in question was taken home and warned to be careful.