• Man rescued from vending machine on Westside


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities rescued a man from a vending machine on the Westside, according to a spokesman for Jacksonville Fire & Rescue.

    Firefighters responded to a report of an industrial accident at 1550 Ellis Street.

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    Authorities would not comment on the circumstances of how the man became stuck in the vending machine or how they rescued him.

    No word on the extent of his injuries.

    Action News called the business where the incident happened.  A person at Alpha Packaging picked up the phone and hung up without providing any additional information.

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