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Madison (WI) Firefighters Rescue Worker’s Trapped Hand from Equipment

Firefighter with hydraulic extrication equipment

Firefighters responded to a book to free a worker whose hand was caught between two mechanical rollers, reports Wisconsin State Journal.

Firefighters made sure the machine was off before working to release the tension on the rollers to free the worker who was in a high amount of pain.

The worker was freed from the machinery within 12 minutes of the fire department’s arrival. Paramedics treated the patient and took the person to a local hospital.

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