Crews Use Torch To Rescue Man Trapped Under Loading Dock

By: Josh Mabry
By: Josh Mabry

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Crews were called to the Landon State Office Building Wednesday to rescue a man trapped under a loading dock.

The call came out before 9 a.m.

The individual was working on the dock's hydraulics when he became trapped. Crews used a metal cutting torch to free him.

The man was able to crawl out from under the dock by 9:30 a.m. Blood was visible on his face as he was rescued. He was treated on scene for injuries.

Further details weren't immediately released.

The Landon State Office Building is located at 900 SW Jackson in Topeka.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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