"The toilets are made of aluminum so
I imagine he was down on hands and knees with his shirt
rolled up and hand and arm down inside, trying to flush
out his cellular phone," said Jim Cameron of the Connecticut
Metro-North commuter council.
American firefighters are often called to
the scene of some highly improbable and also embarrassing
We often imagine them rescuing kittens from
tree tops, But there was also the man caught trying to steal
drink from a vending machine, whose arm got pinned and also
the city water department worker who found out the hard
way he needed to diet when he got lodged in a manhole!
Some emergency staff get angry at time wasted
responding to these "emergencies", saying that
these incidents are easily avoidable with the use of common
sense and care, but most emergency staff think of it as
light relief to a very stressful job which often deals with
tragedy and sadness.
After all... we are all Human!