Firefighters: 25 Pack into DECC Elevator, Get Stuck

Updated: 03/07/2014 9:38 PM
Created: 03/07/2014 9:33 PM

Firefighters were called to the DECC in Duluth Friday after an elevator full of kids got stuck.

According to the Duluth Fire Department, 25 kids got stuck in the elevator around 7:30 p.m. The DECC is playing host to the FIRST Robotics Competition.

When authorities responded, they found the kids packed inside. They said the elevator service company arrived on the scene and let the kids out about 25 minutes later.

Elevator stuck at the DECC after firefighters tell Eyewitness News that 25 people packed inside Friday night
Ben Pike

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