A Dereham junior school called firefighters to free a boy whose leg became stuck in a plastic chair this morning.

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One crew from Dereham fire station were called to St Nicholas Junior School in Littlefields at 9.32am, and used hand-held equipment to free the child.

A fire service spokesman said the operation took about 10 minutes, and boy did not suffer serious injuries and paramedics were not called.

A spokesman for the school said: “It was a minor incident and the boy concerned is absolutely fine. No ambulance attended the scene and lessons are carrying on as normal. There will no investigation into the incident.”

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  • i would suggest in instant ban on all plastic chairs, not only can a child get stuck in one, they may swallow one or worse trip over one or even fall off one.--- let them stand.

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