Firefighters release girl trapped in boardwalk
Western Esplanade, Westcliff-on-Sea
03/08/2018 @ 19:06
Incident Number: 83628
In attendance: 1 x Leigh
Firefighters came to the aid of a nine year old girl who found herself trapped in a boardwalk structure this evening.
The girl, who had been walking down the boardwalk towards the water, had slipped on the wood - leaving her leg trapped up to her knee within two planks.
Crews used electric saws to cut away part of the wood to create a void in the structure, before deploying heavy machinery to pry the two planks apart.
The girl was released by 7.31pm.