Nevada firefighters rescue trapped teen from home's chimney

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June 16 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Nevada conducted an unusual rescue when a teenager who found herself locked out of her home tried to climb down through the chimney and became stuck.

The Henderson Fire Department said in a Facebook post that the 18-year-old found herself locked out of her single-story home and attempted to climb in through the chimney.


The girl "got stuck just above the flue," the department said.

The firefighters used a rope system to pull the teenager to safety in a rescue that took about 30 minutes. The department said she was not injured.

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