Man’s hand gets stuck in conveyor belt at east Columbus building

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A surgical team had to be called to an east Columbus building after a man’s hand was stuck in a conveyor belt early this morning.

According to the Columbus Division of Fire, shortly after 6am, Tuesday, firefighters were called to the 1600 block of Woodland Avenue on a rescue call.

Firefighters say a man’s hand was stuck in a conveyor belt in one of the buildings, and a surgical team was called to help free him.

The man was freed from the machinery and is expected to be OK, according to firefighters. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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