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The Associated Press Updated: February 12, 2014 at 8:58 pm
The Associated Press Updated: February 12, 2014 at 8:58 pm • Published: February 12, 2014

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — An Easthampton middle school student, in a scene straight out of the movie "A Christmas Story" got their tongue stuck to a metal pole. Fire Chief David Mottor says firefighters responded to White Brook Middle School at about 8 a.m. Wednesday, when temperatures were...

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EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — An Easthampton middle school student, in a scene straight out of the movie "A Christmas Story" got their tongue stuck to a metal pole.

Fire Chief David Mottor says firefighters responded to White Brook Middle School at about 8 a.m. Wednesday, when temperatures were well below freezing.

Mottor tells The Republican that firefighters poured warm water on the student's tongue, freeing it.

The student was not injured.

The student's age and gender were not released.

In the 1983 movie, a character named Flick gets his tongue stuck to a metal pole after being triple-dog dared to do so.

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