Firefighters take apart car wash rail to free stuck worker

YORBA LINDA, California -- Orange County firefighters had to extricate a car wash employee who got stuck in a guide rail at the Yorba Linda business.

The worker's foot got stuck under a rail just before 1 p.m. at the Riverbend Hand Car Wash on 22290 E. La Palma Ave.



Orange County Fire Authority crews had to remove a portion of the car wash machinery to free the man.



It took about 30 minutes to remove the rail and extricate his foot. He was taken to a local hospital.



The extent of his injuries was not immediately disclosed.

It remains unclear how exactly he got his foot stuck inside the guide rail.



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