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HOWARD COUNTY, Md. – Crews in Maryland rescued a 5-year-old child who became stuck Tuesday in a large gun safe, according to officials with Howard County Fire and Rescue Services.

Authorities said they responded around 12:10 p.m. to a report of a child locked in a safe.

Crews monitored the air inside the safe while extracting the child. Officials were able to cut part of the safe’s rear wall to free the 5-year-old.

Officials said the child was evaluated and released to his or her parents “in good spirits.”

Child rescued from large gun safe

Officials with Maryland’s Howard County Fire and Rescue Services rescued a 5-year-old child who became stuck in a large gun safe on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.