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Florida boy gets trapped inside the cooler, giving voluntary recall

A Florida boy's idea of ​​hiding in a cooler for fun earlier this month quickly became a hardening situation on the video when he stopped locking inside, a move that caused a voluntary recall. Surveillance video shows the moment on March 2 as 5-year-old Nicholas Wanes is able to hide in the cooler when the top falls down and locks after one minute of the boy's inside. "When it was locked I was afraid," said Wanes WSVN. "I thought I was left locked there forever. I didn't notice that the lock closes automatically." WATER ADDITIVE RECALLED ABOUT POTENTIAL BAD BACTERIAL CONTRACT "horrible scream" that they thought meant a child had fallen and been really hurt. After running out, they soon discovered where the scream came from. "He was here in the cooler, curled up on his back and he screamed and cried," Rob Wanes told WSVN. "We gave him out." The cooler involved in the event was an Igloo Marine Elite 72 quartz cooler, which has a latch that allows it to lock.(WSVN) The cooler was an Igloo Marine Elite 72 quartz cooler, which has a latch that allows the owner to secure it with a lock. The 5-year-old was only locked in the cold with the lid down for a short while, but the incident has shaken the Pompano Beach family, who want to make sure it doesn't happen to another child. "Every thought goes through your mind. & # 39; What if? Think about? What if? What if…

A Florida boy’s idea of ​​hiding in a cooler for fun earlier this month quickly became a hardening situation on the video when he stopped locking inside, a move that caused a voluntary recall.

Surveillance video shows the moment on March 2 as 5-year-old Nicholas Wanes is able to hide in the cooler when the top falls down and locks after one minute of the boy’s inside.

“When it was locked I was afraid,” said Wanes WSVN. “I thought I was left locked there forever. I didn’t notice that the lock closes automatically.”

WATER ADDITIVE RECALLED ABOUT POTENTIAL BAD BACTERIAL CONTRACT

“horrible scream” that they thought meant a child had fallen and been really hurt. After running out, they soon discovered where the scream came from.

“He was here in the cooler, curled up on his back and he screamed and cried,” Rob Wanes told WSVN. “We gave him out.”

The cooler involved in the event was an Igloo Marine Elite 72 quartz cooler, which has a latch that allows it to lock.
(WSVN)

The cooler was an Igloo Marine Elite 72 quartz cooler, which has a latch that allows the owner to secure it with a lock.

The 5-year-old was only locked in the cold with the lid down for a short while, but the incident has shaken the Pompano Beach family, who want to make sure it doesn’t happen to another child.

“Every thought goes through your mind. & # 39; What if? Think about? What if? What if I didn’t hear him? What if I was out? What if I was upstairs? What if I was in the shower? “I mean, that’s why we want to get it out there,” Maria Wanes, Nicholas’s mom, told WSVN.

Birth Control Pills Revealed Package Errors [19659003] The company that makes the coolers told WSVN on Saturday, cooler problems and identified three other products with the same block.

“It has been noticed that a child recently accidentally caught inside one of our products,” Igloo said in a statement to WSVN. “We are very sorry for The horror that this event must have caused the child and his family and very happy no one was injured. “

Nicholas Wan es, 5, got caught in the cooler after climbing in before the top fell down and locked when he was inside.
(Family Handout / WSVN)

On his website, Igloo provided additional information on the voluntary recall of Igloo Marine Elite coolers sold through West Marine stores.

The coolers affected by the recall include:

  • Igloo® Marine Elite 72 quart; Article number 00049375
  • Igloo® Marine Elite 54 quart; Item number 00049374
  • Igloo® Marine Elite 94 quart; Item number 00049574
  • Igloo® Marine Elite 110 quart; Article # 00034108

“It is possible that the stainless steel lock may inadvertently close where a person can be locked inside,” the company said. “We work near West Marine to send customers a free lock cruise kit that you can easily use to easily and safely replace the current lock.”

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] Those with the affected radiators who have not received a kit are asked to contact the company for free at 1 (888) -257-0934 to see if it free lock cruise kit has already been sent by mail.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused you,” Igloo says. “Our goal is to do everything we can to get you back on the water and love your Igloo cooler.”

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