Worker falls into vat of acid in US fac­tory

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

A MAN jumped into a vat of acid to save a co-worker who fell in af­ter crash­ing through the roof of a US fac­tory. Rob Nuckols acted af­ter Martin Davis dropped into the vat, be­com­ing fully sub­merged. Mr Nuckols was waisthigh while he and oth­ers pulled Mr Davis out in New Jer­sey. The acid was used for clean­ing me­tal tub­ing. Res­cuers cut Mr Davis out of his clothes and sprayed him with water to limit burns. He is crit­i­cally ill in hospi­tal. Mr Nuckols was treated for burns on his legs and ab­domen.

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