Friday, June 11, 2010

Trapped in furnace, Conn. man tries to cut off his own arm

Now I have heard many stories trying to fix a furnace. But this would have to be the most difficult one I have heard. There are many reason's to be careful when repairing an appliance in your home.

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Jonathan Metz had been trapped for two days in his basement with his left arm stuck in a broken furnace. Smelling rotting flesh, he decided that amputation was his only hope.

So he fashioned a tourniquet near his shoulder and began cutting. He made it almost all the way through, but wasn't able to free himself.

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