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WWE News: Bret Hart injury angle causes headache for ambulance company

Feb 23, 2010 - 10:08:13 AM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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Apparently the ambulance company used during for Bret Hart's injury angle on last week's WWE Raw from Des Moines, Iowa received one too many calls to their emergency phone number from concerned viewers.

The ambulance company's phone number was displayed on the back of the ambulance, which prompted calls from concerned WWE fans checking on Hart's condition.

Midwest Ambulance Service of Midwest Iowa, Inc. posted this message on their website: "ATTENTION: Please do not call 222-2222 regarding the condition of Bret 'Hit Man' Hart. Contact the WWE for updates. Our number is for emergency calls only. Thank you."

Caldwell's Analysis: Well, we have official confirmation that the angle worked to convince at least a few viewers at home that Hart was legit injured. I'm sure WWE will have some smoothing-over to do with Midwest Ambulance after their emergency line was tied up with non-emergency calls. It's a small price for WWE to pay in order to sell an angle. Hat Tip: PWInsider.com.


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