Mass. rescuers sing to keep trapped child calm

Both rescuers are dads of young kids themselves and say that's what prompted the idea while working to free a family from a stuck elevator


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READING, Mass. — Reading Firefighters burst into song at a rescue late Wednesday afternoon in order to keep a little girl calm while she was stuck in an elevator with her mom  and baby brother.

Four-year-old Kaelyn Kerr of Billerica was on her way to get her haircut at a salon inside 580 Main St. when the door to the elevator she was in with her family  jammed.

"I went to go push the door and nothing happened," mom, Kristin Kerr, said. "So that's when I was pushing the buttons and nothing happened.

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