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Man rescued after being trapped by wood in Grangemouth

John Mitchell Ltd
Image caption The man was trapped under one tonne of wood at the John Mitchell yard in Grangemouth

A 19-year-old man has been treated in hospital after being trapped under a tonne of wood at a general haulage yard in Grangemouth.

Firefighters from Falkirk fire station were called to John Mitchell Ltd in Earls Road Industrial Estate at about 13:40 on Thursday following reports of a worker trapped by a pallet of wood.

An ambulance crew managed to remove the teenager using a rescue board.

He was then taken to Forth Valley Hospital for treatment.

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