500-Pound Florida Man Trapped In His Own Home Is Rescued By Firefighters Who Had To Demolish A Whole Wall To Get Him Out!
Dozens of firefighters had to be called to the scene of a 63-year-old man’s home after he fell and became stuck for more than 24 hours!
It wasn’t until after being on the ground, unable to move, for an entire day that the morbidly obese man called his best friend, Don Estess, for help. Rescue crews arrived soon after but were met with a challenge: how to get the 500-lbs patient out of his house!
According to officials, the inside of his home was filled with clutter which made moving him out the front door impossible. The plan then became to demolish an entire WALL on his house, lay down wooden plank boards and transport him on a special stretcher into the ambulance!
Palm Beach County Fire Captain Albert Borroto explained how his team is trained for this operation, saying: