Mass. middle schooler gets tongue stuck to pole

Published on Wednesday, 12 February 2014 19:08 - Written by

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 (http://bit.ly/1gqvYNC ) 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.

Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican,http://www.masslive.com/news/

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