Firemen rescue girl whose leg was trapped in chair

MERSING: A team of firemen helped free a five-year-old girl whose leg was caught in a chair at a government clinic here.

The incident, which took place at the Jemaluang health clinic, was reported at 10.48am on Wednesday (Jan 31), said Mersing Fire and Rescue Department operations commander Mohamed Zainuddin Ahmad.

Firemen using a hydraulic equipment to free the five-year-old girl whose leg was stuck between the seats of a link chair at the Jemaluang health clinic in Mersing. Firemen using a hydraulic equipment to free the five-year-old girl whose leg was stuck between the seats of a link chair at the Jemaluang health clinic in Mersing.

“The girl was with her pregnant mother who had an appointment at the clinic.

“We used hydraulic equipment to free her left leg from the chairs at the clinic’s waiting area,” he said in a statement on Wednesday (Jan 31).

He added that the team of 11 firemen left the scene at 11.17am after ensuring that the girl was safe.

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