FORT MYERS (CBSMiami/CNN) – A southwest Florida boy was freed after being trapped in a concrete sewer pipe.
The South Trail Fire Department in Lee County said the boy was playing on a stack of sewer pipes when his leg got wedged inside one. Firefighters used water, lubricant, and even removed his shoes to try and get him out, but nothing worked.READ MORE: Giant Asteroid To Safely Zoom By Earth On Tuesday
So then they decided to start chiseling the concrete away.READ MORE: Citizen Scientists Discover Giant Jupiter-Like Planet
Firefighters put earmuffs and safety goggles on the boy and then went to work on the pipe. They eventually got him out with just a scrape on his knee.MORE NEWS: On This MLK Day, Some Mobilize To Protect Voting Rights
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