A gentleman spent nine hours stuck in a toddler/infant bucket swing at a Vallejo, California playground until firefighters rescued him. Apparently, the 21-year-old had bet $100 that he could fit into the swing. To do it, he had to lubricate his legs with liquid laundry soap. Once he got in though, he couldn't get out and his pals bailed on him.
It wasn’t until a groundskeeper heard him screaming for help at about 6 a.m. the next morning — nine hours later — that authorities came to free him.
But to add insult to injury, Vallejo firefighters decided the best tactic to go about freeing him was to cut the chains and then transport him to the nearest hospital still in the swing.
"Man has to get cut out of kiddie swing"
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