Fire crews help school girl who trapped her leg in a basket ball hoop

A young girl suffered swelling after her leg was trapped in a basket ball hoop but fire crews were able to release her from the dangerous situation.

Friday, 12th March 2021, 1:26 pm
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 1:30 pm

The call was at 12.29pm on March 11 and crews from Adwick attended Woodlands Primary School on The Crescent, Woodlands.

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“Firefighters very quickly released her using hydraulic ‘spreaders’ that spread apart the steel and meant the girl’s leg could be released.

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Fire crews helped the girl get her leg free.

“Looks like the girl had some swelling on her leg but is otherwise ok.”

They left around 12.45pm.

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