LBFD extricates man buried waist-deep in mud

The Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) responded to the 1400 block of Walnut Avenue at 4:55pm on Saturday, Nov. 9 after reports of a person trapped in a confined space, according to Matthew Dobberpuhl, LBFD public information officer.
On arrival, firefighters found a worker buried to his waist in mud. The LBFD Urban Search and Rescue Team was requested and assisted in successfully extricating the man. He was treated on the scene and transported to Saint Mary’s Medical Center in minor distress.
No further information is available at this time.

Source: LBFD

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