Victoria Fire Department received a rather unique call for service Wednesday morning at the St. John the Divine Anglican Church on Quadra Street.
Capt. Rich Sulsbury said they received a report of an industrial machinery accident just before noon at the church.
Arriving on scene, firefighters discovered a technician had been performing maintenance on the church organ and become stuck in the pipes.
Sulsbury said by the time firefighters were in the building however, the man had managed to free himself and was in a larger space with a trap door, which responders used to help bring him down to safety without serious injury. The firefighters were on scene for about 20 minutes.
The technician was assessed on scene by paramedics, but Sulsbury was not sure if he required treatment in hospital, as firefighters were called out to another emergency before paramedics left the scene.
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