Firefighters called after handcuff prank in Accrington went wrong

Firefighters called after handcuff prank in Accrington went wrong

Firefighters called after handcuff prank in Accrington went wrong

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A MAN in his mid-20s had to have a pair of handcuffs cut off his hands by fire crews after a prank went wrong.

The fire service were called to Plantation Square, in Accrington, at around 12.10am on Sunday, after the handcuffs had been stuck for around an hour and a half.

They had to take the man back to the station to use specialist cutting equipment to remove the handcuffs.

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2:05pm Sun 22 Jun 14

Rich Riley says...

....and nothing else happened in East Lancashire that day! Why is this 'news'?
....and nothing else happened in East Lancashire that day! Why is this 'news'? Rich Riley
  • Score: -11

4:00pm Sun 22 Jun 14

Groove says...

Every little call out by the fire brigade is being publicised because they are facing government cuts. Making them look mega busy so we dont get the illusion they play pool most of the time.
Every little call out by the fire brigade is being publicised because they are facing government cuts. Making them look mega busy so we dont get the illusion they play pool most of the time. Groove
  • Score: -29

6:53am Mon 23 Jun 14

site supervisor says...

Groove wrote:
Every little call out by the fire brigade is being publicised because they are facing government cuts. Making them look mega busy so we dont get the illusion they play pool most of the time.
well, when your house is on fire would you sooner they where playing pool waiting for your call.......may this govement might make cuts in your area.
then you be crying.......
[quote][p][bold]Groove[/bold] wrote: Every little call out by the fire brigade is being publicised because they are facing government cuts. Making them look mega busy so we dont get the illusion they play pool most of the time.[/p][/quote]well, when your house is on fire would you sooner they where playing pool waiting for your call.......may this govement might make cuts in your area. then you be crying....... site supervisor
  • Score: 21

8:30am Mon 23 Jun 14

Mr Ted Maul says...

Groove wrote:
Every little call out by the fire brigade is being publicised because they are facing government cuts. Making them look mega busy so we dont get the illusion they play pool most of the time.
You certainly are a groove.

A proper cleft.
[quote][p][bold]Groove[/bold] wrote: Every little call out by the fire brigade is being publicised because they are facing government cuts. Making them look mega busy so we dont get the illusion they play pool most of the time.[/p][/quote]You certainly are a groove. A proper cleft. Mr Ted Maul
  • Score: 11

11:42am Mon 23 Jun 14

jimmi5bellies says...

He should have got a taxi down to the station for this.
He should have got a taxi down to the station for this. jimmi5bellies
  • Score: 17

2:19pm Mon 23 Jun 14

jwra says...

Groove, your comments are a little steriotypical, it's like saying the police are always in donut shops!!! I think you should be better informed before making redicilous statements! Maybe you should go to your local station, interrupt a game of pool, and find out exactly what your local crews do, and how the cuts may affect you, your family and friends.
Groove, your comments are a little steriotypical, it's like saying the police are always in donut shops!!! I think you should be better informed before making redicilous statements! Maybe you should go to your local station, interrupt a game of pool, and find out exactly what your local crews do, and how the cuts may affect you, your family and friends. jwra
  • Score: 7

4:02pm Mon 23 Jun 14

sniper16 says...

Cleft, if you go down to your local fire station you'll find out exactly what they do. Most fire stains don't even have tables anymore. Get your facts right.
Cleft, if you go down to your local fire station you'll find out exactly what they do. Most fire stains don't even have tables anymore. Get your facts right. sniper16
  • Score: -1

8:51pm Mon 23 Jun 14

accylife says...

CHEGGEEEEEERSS
CHEGGEEEEEERSS accylife
  • Score: -1

10:28am Tue 24 Jun 14

HelmshoreBoy says...

You are having a larrrfff!

Send them the bill.
You are having a larrrfff! Send them the bill. HelmshoreBoy
  • Score: 5

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