(UPI) Illinois firefighters conducted an unusual rescue when a resident's 6-foot boa constrictor escaped from her enclosure and got stuck in the side panel of a kitchen cabinet.
The City of Herrin Fire Department said crews responded to the home of a person who reported their pet snake, Nagini, had been stuck in the side panel of a kitchen cabinet for about 12 hours.
Firefighters "were able to disassemble the cabinet so the owner could get the snake," the department said in a Facebook post.
They cabinet was reassembled and Nagini was safely returned to her enclosure, the department said.
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