Firefighters help move 50-stone man to hospital for op in Spain

FIREFIGHTERS: Helped move the 50-stone man to hospital FIREFIGHTERS: Helped move the 50-stone man to hospital Shutterstock

TEN firefighters were called in to help transfer a man weighing almost 50-stone (300 kilos) to a  hospital in Spain to undergo an operation.

They had to use a special stretcher to move the morbidly-obese 52-year-old man to the Hospital Clinico in Malaga on the Costa del Sol.

The transfer process was slow given the man’s bulk and the difficulty of squeezing him through doorways.

Karl Smallman

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