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Teen trapped in storm drain while trying to grab cell phone in New Port Richey, firefighters say

Posted at 4:49 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 17:45:31-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- Firefighters are credited with rescuing a teenager who was stuck in a storm drain in Pasco County on Wednesday.

The Pasco County Fire Rescue responded to a rescue call on Pemberton Drive in New Port Richey. Firefighters say a teenager climbed into a storm drain and got stuck while trying grab a cell phone.

The teen was believed to be stuck for about an hour, firefighters say.

Thankfully, the teenager was pulled from the drain and they are expected to be OK.

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