Firefighters Sing from Disney's 'Frozen' to Calm Girl Trapped in Elevator

Reading firefighters sang a song from the Disney movie "Frozen" to calm a girl while rescuing her from a stuck elevator.

Reading firefighters sang to a 4-year-old girl to calm her during a rescue earlier this week. Credit: Fox
Reading firefighters sang to a 4-year-old girl to calm her during a rescue earlier this week. Credit: Fox
A group of Reading firefighters used a unique tactic during the rescue of a little girl earlier this week - singing a tune from the new Disney favorite "Frozen."

When Kaelyn Kerr, 4, got stuck in an elevator with her mother and brother on Wednesday, the only way for them to get out was through the top of the elevator which meant climbing a ladder and going over a wall, according to Fox News.

The family was on their way to get a haircut inside a salon in town when the elevator door jammed, according to MyFoxBoston.com. They were stuck for about 30 minutes.

A scary thought for a 4-year-old, who was more than a bit nervous when firefighters dropped down the ladder. Little did she know they knew just what to do to put her at ease. 

After Firefighter John Keough learned Kaelyn was a big fan of the Disney movie "Frozen," Firefighter Scott Myette queued up the music on his iPhone and the two sang "Let it Go" to calm the girl as she was rescued.

Frozen, an animated feature by Walt Disney Pictures about a princess with the power to make snow and ice, has grossed over $1 billion since its release in 2013. It has become a cultural obsession for millions of young girls worldwide.

Both firefighters are dads and say that's what prompted the idea to hum a tune in the first place, according to the MyFoxBoston report. 

Kaelyn and her family are doing just fine.

Beth Myers March 22, 2014 at 06:57 PM
What great hero's!!
Dianna Gardner March 22, 2014 at 07:54 PM
I love it!!! You guys made my day. I'm in a corn field in Iowa grinning from ear to ear. Thanks :)
YL Gutierrez March 23, 2014 at 12:12 AM
That almost made me cry. The sweetest thing firemen did, ever.
Demetra Tseckares March 23, 2014 at 07:44 PM
What a great story-proud to be in Reading with such awesome firefighters! Thanks for putting a big smile on my face!


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