BFRS Free Student From Playground Equipment

February 9, 2019

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a report of a 5-year-old girl “trapped in playground equipment” at BHS on Friday afternoon [Feb 8], and the student was freed and after being checked by an EMT, went back to class.

Head of School Linda Parker said, “A 5-year-old BHS student was playing on a piece of equipment in the playground, and her leg became stuck.

“Due to the angle, BHS staff were unable to extract her leg. The Fire Department was called to dismantle the equipment and free her leg. The girl was checked out by an EMT, but did not need treatment and went back to class.”​

BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 reporting a five year old female trapped in playground equipment at BHS at 1:27 pm.

“Upon arrival Firefighters used cutting equipment to free the young female and she was treated on scene by medics.”

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