Firefighters rescue Sheffield grandson of former Bassetlaw MP trapped in toilet

James Meagher, with his grandfather Joe Ashton, who battled for an hour to rescue the youngster after he got locked in a toilet.
James Meagher, with his grandfather Joe Ashton, who battled for an hour to rescue the youngster after he got locked in a toilet.
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Firefighters have been thanked for rescuing a five-year-old boy trapped in a bathroom.

James Meagher had gone to visit his visit his grandparents, former Bassetlaw MP Joe Ashton and his wife Maggie, in Ranmoor, when he ended up locked in the downstairs toilet behind a solid oak door.

His mum Lucy said: “They used brute strength to knock off the door hinges and then lifted the door straight off the door frame.”