Girl with head stuck between concrete pillars rescued during Hoopfest - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Girl with her head stuck between concrete pillars rescued during Hoopfest

SPOKANE Wash. -  A little girl got herself in a sticky situation Sunday afternoon at Hoopfest when she tried to squeeze between two concrete pillars in front of Sterling Savings Bank located at Wall St. and Riverside Ave.

Firefighters, police and her family tried to shimmy the girl out for about 15 minutes  Initially nothing worked, but once rescuers put petroleum jelly all over the girl's head they were able to squeeze her out.  Hundreds of people witnessed the unfortunate event.

The girl did not appear to be hurt once she was freed from the pillars, just a little shaken up.

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