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Odd Job: N.Y. firefighters free teens from child swings

Kingston firefighters rescued two teens trapped inside the swing seats intended for small children

Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Kingston Fire Department firefighters and paramedics were called in for an unusual rescue at Block Park on Monday night, May 6, according to the department’s Facebook page.

The post said firefighters were called to the park on Abeel Street for reports that two teenagers had got stuck in hard plastic baby-style swings intended only for small children.

Firefighters said in the post that they worked for about 15 minutes to remove the teens from the swings.

Firefighters said both teens were treated on the scene by Kingston Fire Department paramedics.

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