Firefighters extricate man trapped in conveyor belt

Prince George's County fire officials say firefighters were able to extricate a man who got his legs entangled in a conveyor belt at a recycling center in Capitol Heights.

Fire officials say the man suffered traumatic injuries to both legs. He was taken to a trauma center with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Firefighters were called to the recycling center around 10:15 Saturday morning. Fire officials say the man with his legs trapped was conscious, breathing and in pain, and medics were nearby as the first arriving firefighters extricated him.

AP-WF-03-28-15 1607GMT

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