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TODAY   |  September 13, 2013

Toddler saved after falling into 12-foot hole

Kentucky firefighters were able to rig a tripod and harness over a hole into which a 2-year-old girl had fallen and safely hoist out both her and a local football coach who had jumped in to help. The rescue took over an hour, but both victims were returned to solid ground and are OK.

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>>> a dramatic rescue last night after a 2-year-old girl fell into a narrow 12 foot deep hole . the firefighters rigged a tripod over the hole and lowered a harness to reach the toddler. a local football coach jumped in there to help. it took more than an hour to lift both victims to safety. fortunately