Man trapped in Bridgwater clothing recycling bank

Binford Place, Bridgwater Image copyright Google
Image caption A man was stuck inside a clothing recycling bank on Binford Place, Bridgwater

A clothing recycling bank in a Somerset town had to be forced open to release a man trapped inside.

Rescue crews were sent to Binford Place in Bridgwater at 06:35 GMT to reports that someone was inside the temporary facility and in need of help.

"On arrival, crews confirmed there was a male stuck inside the clothing bank," said Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

"Small tools and manpower" were all that was needed to release him.

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