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Seven-Year-Old’s Dramatic Rescue from Historic Monument

Max Morgan was trapped for nearly three hours

A seven-year-old boy had to be rescued by emergency services after spending three hours trapped inside a stone monument.

Max Morgan’s leg became stuck after he climbed inside the stone structure at Wightwick Manor, a National Trust property near Wolverhampton, on Tuesday.

A saw had to be used to cut the stone in half

Fire crews were called after the schoolboy’s parents were unable to get him out of the small hole.

A saw had to cut the stone in half to get the schoolboy out

Max’s head could just be seen poking out of an opening and a specialist team had to be called to help with the operation.

Max Morgan was treated for bruising on his leg

The youngster was finally freed after firefighters used an abrasive wheel to cut the stone in half.

He was checked over by paramedics and taken to hospital but was found to have only suffered bruising to his leg.

West Midlands Fire Service tweeted: “One of the more unusual incidents our crews and technical rescue unit have attended, but that’s what we’re there for #NotJustFires

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