Dorian Strubing, 2, acquired caught as much as his neck within the wood barrel on Saturday. To maintain him calm, his household gave him a teddy bear, which he held all through the ordeal.
Sumner County Emergency employees used X-rays to find out the positioning of the boy’s hips, legs and toes earlier than they began working to free the boy, WKRN-TV reported.
Hospital workers used an influence noticed to chop some wooden from the underside of the barrel and screwdrivers to chip away on the high opening so Strubing might slip free. Employees pulled Strubing free as soon as his legs have been straightened.
“It was definitely nerve-wracking, however now that he’s secure all of us are getting a great snicker from it,” Kelly Strubing, Dorian’s mom, mentioned.
Dorian was not injured in the course of the incident, his mom mentioned.
The emergency employees who helped free Dorian signed the barrel as a reminder of Dorian’s first-ever journey to the emergency room.
Dorian celebrated his freedom with a Popsicle, in line with KTLA 5.
The Related Press contributed to this report.