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Man trapped under fallen tree at Chivenor

16:07 13 February 2014

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Fire crews called out on Wednesday afternoon to rescue the man, who was taken to hospital.

FIRE crews were called out on Wednesday afternoon to rescue a man trapped underneath a fallen tree.

Fire fighters from Barnstaple and Braunton arrived at the scene in Chivenor at around 2.15pm and found the man trapped under a large branch.

They used small tools, lifting equipment and airbags to life the branch and release the man, who was then taken to hospital by ambulance.

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