Thousands of people a year are calling out firefighters to help them with bathroom mishaps, astonishing figures have revealed.

Most people simply reported getting locked in or being trapped.

In some cases, fire brigades are ‘rescuing’ people by ‘unlocking the door from the outside’.

Reported by the Mail Online. You can read the full story here. 

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