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5-year-old child found locked inside of large gun safe in Howard County

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 14:49:04-04

HOWARD COUNTY — Fire officials had to rescue a 5-year-old who was locked inside a large gun safe in Howard County.

At about 12:10 pm on Tuesday, units from Stations 4 and 13 were alerted for a child locked in a safe.

Crews arrived to find a large gun safe with a 5-year-old child locked inside.

During the extrication operation, air monitoring was performed.

Access was found in the rear wall of the safe. The child was evaluated and released to the parents and was in good spirits, according to Howard County Fire and EMS.