Hornchurch firefighters rescue baby trapped in car

Firefighters were called out to help rescue a baby after it became trapped in a car.

Crews from Hornchurch fire station were called to the incident in Laburnum Gardens, Cranham on Thursday January 5 at around 11am.

It took the firefighters 20 minutes to free the baby by climbing into the boot of the car and then unlocking the doors.

A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said: “When we arrived at the scene the mum was standing outside of the car and the baby was locked in the car holding the key,

“The woman was very upset by but because she was in such a state she didn’t realise that the boot of the car was unlocked.”


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