By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Shortly after midnight on Friday morning, officers received a report of a 14-year-old boy who was stuck in a chimney at the Chisago Lakes Middle School.

The boy had climbed the chimney with two friends, and fallen down approximately 50 feet inside.

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Lakes Area Police Officers responded to the scene with the Lindstrom Fire Department.

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One of the responding officers was a school resource officer for the district, who knew their way around the building and was able to access the inside.

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The boy was ultimately rescued from the chimney through a maintenance hatch and transported to Regions Hospital by Lakes Regions EMS with non-life threatening injuries.