Rescuers free girl stuck in enamel chamber pot

A little girl in east China loves putting enamel chamber pots on her head, but this time one of the pots became stuck, forcing police and firemen to come and help.

A little girl in east China loves putting enamel tanyu — Chinese chamber pots — on her head, but this time she wasn't able to take it off, forcing police and firefighters to come to the rescue.

Police in Haining, Zhejiang Province, received a report at 8:43pm on September 8 that a kid's head was stuck in a tanyu at home, Qianjiang Evening News reported.

A family member told police that the girl, around 2 years of age, has a habit that developed from an early age where she likes to put tanyu on her head to imitate an adult wearing a helmet.

She could normally take them off easily, but failed to this time and burst into tears.

Police soon asked firemen for help and at the same time soothed the little girl out of concern that she might become deprived of oxygen.

Firefighters were able to cut the tanyu free in about 20 minutes, much to the relief of the little girl.

The girl's family took a silk banner to the police station and fire brigade respectively on September 10 to thank the rescuers for their help.


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