Firefighters rescue car-wash employee stuck in mechanical drive track in Yorba Linda

  • The sun is kept off a man with an umbrella as firefighters rescue person stuck in the drive track of a car wash in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    The sunlight is deflected a man with an umbrella as firemens rescue individual stuck in the drive track of a car laundry in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Image by Ken Steinhardt, Orange Region Register/SCNG)

  • Firefighters use a metal cutting wheel to free a person stuck in the drive track of a car wash in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Firemans make use of a steel reducing wheel to release an individual embeded the drive track of a car laundry in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • A close eye is kept on a man as firefighters rescue him after being stuck in the drive track of a car wash in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    A close eye is kept on a male as firemans rescue him after being stuck in the drive track of an automobile clean in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Image by Ken Steinhardt, Orange Region Register/SCNG)

  • Medics move a man to their waiting ambulance after the person was freed by firefighters after being stuck in the drive track of an automated car wash in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Medics relocate a male to their waiting ambulance after the individual was released by firemans after being stuck in the drive track of an automatic automobile clean in Yorba Linda on Thursday. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt, Orange County Register/SCNG)

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YORBA LINDA –– A car-wash staff member was eliminated by firefighters from a mechanical track that draws automobiles along that he had actually obtained embeded on Thursday, Dec. 28.

The employee obtained stuck soon before 1 p.m. at the auto wash on La Palma Avenue near Yorba Linda Blvd.

“Appears like the front of the track drew him from the ankle joint down,” stated Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange Region Fire Authority.

The track is repaired to the concrete flooring.

It took firemans about Thirty Minutes to cut some railing off and cost-free the man’s foot, Kurtz claimed. The employee, in his 20s, was required to the medical facility so his foot and ankle area might be evaluated.

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