Bomba frees toddler with finger stuck in doorknob part

KOTA KINABALU: The Fire and Rescue Department had to use a special tool to free a toddler whose finger was stuck in a part of a doorknob assembly on Thursday (May 4).

The department received the report at 11.49am from the Sook Health Clinic which requested assistance after the two-year four-month-old boy turned up with a family member.

"The part was removed and cut off using a special tool.

"After ensuring no more risks, the operation ended at 12.15pm," said the department spokesman.

In a separate case in Tenom, firefighters responded to a fallen tree report at Kampung Pantongan.

The alert came in at 9.11am and no casualties were reported.

"The tree hit the side of a village house and the team went to the site to remove the tree and debris.

"Another structure next door, the victim's old house, was also damaged but it was empty since they had moved out.

"After ensuring there were no other risks, the operation ended at 1.37pm," said the spokesman.

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Sook , Sabah , Doorknob , Bomba


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