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Firefighters free man's head from washing machine in China

By
Ben Hooper
Firefighters in China freed a man whose head became stuck in a washing machine. Screenshot: CCTV+/YouTube
Firefighters in China freed a man whose head became stuck in a washing machine. Screenshot: CCTV+/YouTube

FUQING, China, May 31 (UPI) -- A Chinese fire department freed a man whose head became stuck inside a washing machine while he was attempting to repair the appliance.

The Fujian Fire Department said in a post on microblogging site Weibo that the man, a Fuqing resident, became trapped Sunday when he put his head inside the washing machine for a better look while attempting repairs.

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Part of the rescue, which took about 40 minutes, was captured on video.

Firefighters said the man was not injured.

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