Firefighter receives £1.5m compensation after injury led to hand being amputated

A firefighter whose hand was amputated after being injured has received £1.5 million in compensation.

Ian McDonald was taken to hospital in March 2014 with a painful and swollen hand, two hours after a training exercise at Bishopbriggs Fire Station.

Faulty cutting gear caused a fine jet of hydraulic fluid to pierce his leather safety gloves, forcing him to undergo what would be the first of three amputations.

Initially specialists at Glasgow Royal Infirmary amputated...
source: Wimbledon Guardian

2019-06-14 01:56
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