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Florida boy gets stuck inside claw machine

Boy gets suck in claw machine
Boy gets suck in claw machine game trying to get a stuffed animal 00:51

TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- A boy in Central Florida really wanted a stuffed toy from a claw machine, so he climbed inside to get one. He soon found out that getting out was much harder than getting in.

Titusville Fire posted about the incident on Facebook, saying thankfully an off-duty firefighter was at the Beef O'Brady's restaurant where this happened. He asked for someone to call 911 and firefighters from a nearby station helped get the boy, named Mason, out in a short period of time.

"He went in, but obviously he couldn't come back out the same way," Battalion Chief Gregory Sutton told The Associated Press.

Titusville Fire wrote that after Mason got out -- he, his mom and friends went back to eating dinner.

Often times we say to ourselves that you never know what the next shift will bring. The unexpected ways we get to help...

Posted by Titusville Fire and Emergency Services on Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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