Firefighters called to get toddler’s finger out of door hinge in Hornchurch

08:58 20 January 2014

Two fire engines rushed to the scene in Senrab Street

Two fire engines rushed to the scene in Senrab Street


Firefighters in Hornchurch had to use hydraulic equipment to get a toddler’s finger out of a door hinge on Friday.

The two-year-old was not seriously injured after getting stuck at around 6pm at home in Blenheim Court.

Crew manager Keith Soundy said: “We got there quickly and got him out and he was none the worse for wear.”

The firefighters used a hydraulic spreader to free him. The tool is also used to get crash victims out of crushed cars.


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