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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

My Fox Boston

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.

Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Full story: Reading firefighters sing to keep trapped child calm

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Melinda Lamb Martin Melinda Lamb Martin Monday, March 24, 2014 10:51:16 AM That is just Awesome!!!
Elizabeth Kane Carter Elizabeth Kane Carter Monday, March 24, 2014 2:25:31 PM Sniff...sniff...danged allergies making my eyes water. Nice job, guys!
Marisela Garcia Marisela Garcia Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:35:51 AM Amazing!! :3
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 4:16:22 PM That is WOW service... this went from being a 'worst day possible' for that little girl to a great story she will tell again in the future. The Fire Service made a friend for life.
Mike Wilson Mike Wilson Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5:03:38 PM Strong work fellas!!

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