Firefighter describes horror amputation at Sheffield skip firm

Yorkshire WasterCare, Ecclesfield.

Yorkshire WasterCare, Ecclesfield.

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A teenager is in hospital today after having his arm amputated in an emergency operation at a Sheffield firm.

The 18-year-old was working at skip hire and waste management company Yorkshire WasteCare in Ecclesfield when his arm got mangled in the workings of a conveyor belt.

Horrified colleagues raised the alarm.

 

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