Firefighters worked with paramedics to release a man trapped under a roll of paper this lunchtime.
Crews were called out to Childeritch Industrial Park at Little Warley, near Brentwood, just before midday and had released him by just after 12.30pm. They left him in the care of the air ambulance.
Essex fire service said the call was received before today's strike action began and crews remained at work until the man had been released.
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It will be a dry and warm night with some clear spells and light winds. Lows of 15 deg C (59 deg F).
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It's going to stay mainly dry and sunny this afternoon. Just the chance of the odd isolated shower in places. Highs of 28 degrees