Kelowna man catches himself in animal trap

KELOWNA – A Glenmore man's hand was injured when it was caught in an animal trap late this morning.

“It’s a very rare call,” Kelowna Fire Department platoon captain Dennis Miller says. “The resident got his hand caught in there and the two firefighters released him."

The painful accident happened around 11 a.m., July 27, at a home on Rojam Road in Glenmore.

Miller could not say what type of trap it was but says it was large and powerful enough the man’s hand was injured. 

"He was treated by B.C. Ambulance and released," he says.

The severity of the injuries and the age of the victim are not being disclosed.

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