NC Student Gets Stuck in Drain Pipe at Middle School

Multiple fire trucks were at a north Charlotte middle school in reference to a confined space rescue call, according to NBC Charlotte's crew on the scene.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Multiple fire trucks were at a north Charlotte middle school in reference to a confined space rescue call Friday afternoon, according to NBC Charlotte's crew on the scene.

According to CMS, the assistant principal of Ridge Road Middle School told parents that a student got stuck in a drain pipe in the school's athletic field.

Karthika Soundrepandian has two children, one of whom goes to the middle school.

"I don't know why that problem happened in the first place, but things happen," she said. "When it happens, it's how we respond to that so I'm pretty sure our community responded in the right way."

Tomica Wright, the school's assistant principal, sent the following message to the school's parents:

This is assistant principal Wright with an important message. This afternoon, a student got stuck in a drain pipe on the athletic field during field day. Fire and Medic responded immediately to help the student to safety. The student was alert with no apparent serious injuries and transported as a precautionary measure.

 

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