Olive oil helps free man stuck in jetty while fetching phone - KMOV.com

Olive oil helps free man stuck in jetty while fetching phone

Posted: Updated:
Olive oil (Credit: AP Images) Olive oil (Credit: AP Images)

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) - A man who got stuck head-first between two rocks on a Rhode Island jetty while trying to retrieve his cellphone has been rescued with the help of olive oil.

WJAR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2cmW89E) it happened Saturday afternoon near a fishing area in Point Judith.

Authorities say the man dropped his phone and got stuck up to his chest when he bent down to retrieve it.

Narragansett firefighters and environmental police spent most of the afternoon trying to free him before the tide came in. After about 2 ½ hours, they were able to remove him with the help of olive oil.

The man went to a hospital to be treated for hypothermia and a small injury to his foot.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • NationalMore>>

  • Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

    Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-04-25 23:11:20 GMT
    (CNN)(CNN)
    (CNN)(CNN)

    Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he would assert his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination regarding his involvement in a hush money deal involving porn star Stormy Daniels and the President. 

    More >

    Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he would assert his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination regarding his involvement in a hush money deal involving porn star Stormy Daniels and the President. 

    More >
  • Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

    Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:46:18 GMT
    Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications.Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications.
    Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications.More >
    Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program -- this time saying the government has to accept new applications.More >
  • Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot

    Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:41:18 GMT
    Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft. (Dallas Police Dept. via CNN)Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft. (Dallas Police Dept. via CNN)

    Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft.

    More >

    Police arrested Armando Luis Juarez, 29, on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and felony theft.

    More >
Powered by Frankly