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Igloo recalls coolers after boy gets trapped inside

March 12, 2019 09:33 AM

(NBC News) - A terrifying close-call at a Florida family's home has prompted a recall of Igloo coolers.

Home security cameras were rolling on March 2 when 5-year-old Nicholas Wanes climbed inside of the cooler. The lid then slammed shut and latched, trapping him inside.

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Fortunately, Nicholas' parents were nearby and heard his screams. They were quickly able to free him.

Igloo was made aware of the incident and announced a recall of several "Marine Elite" cooler models with stainless steel latches on March 8.

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