Calif. USAR Team Called to Free Man from Dumbbell Ring


 
 

JONATHAN LLOYD | | Thursday, September 24, 2009


It's unlikely anybody on the Costa Mesa Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue team signed up for this.

The highly trained team usually responds to calls involving people trapped in structures and vehicles. On Tuesday, squad members responded to a trapped penis.

In an ill-conceived attempt to increase the size of his member, a man placed his penis through the "hole of a steel, ring-shaped dumbbell weight fastener," according to the Daily Pilot.

"They said his comment was, 'This will make me the chief of my tribe,'" Costa Mesa Battalion Chief Scott Broussard told the Pilot.

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