Firefighters extricate man trapped in conveyor belt

He was taken to a trauma center with serious, but not life-threatening injuries


CHAPEL OAKS, Md. — Firefighters rescued a man from a piece of machinery Saturday morning after his legs became entangled in a conveyor belt at a recycling center.

CBS Baltimore reported that the man, reported to be in his late 20s, suffered traumatic injuries to both legs.

The man was conscious, breathing and in pain, and medics were nearby as firefighters extricated him.

He was taken to a trauma center with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

The victim was not identified.

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