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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

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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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