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Livonia, Plymouth firefighters extract man trapped between 2 semi truck tires

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PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two Metro Detroit fire departments helped rescue a man caught between two semi truck tires on Thursday night.

Livonia and Plymouth Township firefighters were called to help extract a man trapped between two semi truck tires.

"LFD stabilized the vehicle utilizing Rescue 1's winch, cribbing with airbags, and wheel chocks prior to performing a manual removal of the outside tire on the front axle, and then cut the interior tire, utilizing a K12, to remove the victim," Livonia FD wrote on Facebook.

The victim was successfully removed and only sustained minor injuries. The man was working on a refrigeration unit and someone driving the truck tried to move it. They didn't know he was working on it until he heard the man scream. 

This evening your Livonia Firefighters were called to assist Plymouth Twp with a victim trapped between two Semi truck...

Posted by Livonia Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local #1164 on Thursday, January 17, 2019

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