Emergency crews responded to an industrial accident at a recycling process center in Hartford on Saturday morning.
Firefighters said they were called to an industrial site at a recycling process center on Murphy Road after getting reports of two employees trapped from a mechanical engulfment around 10:22 a.m.
When crews arrived, firefighters said one of the employees was already free from the industrial equipment. Another employee was pinned from the waist down between two conveyor belts.
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According to fire officials, firefighters engaged in a very complex and difficult technical rescue and safely extricated the employee after 45 minutes.
The employee was stabilized and was transported to Hartford Hospital.