“I have a boa constrictor stuck in the face!” This is how a forty-something woman from Ohio has presented his case to the firefighters of Sheffield Lake. Arrived on site in less than four minutes, the emergency services have had to decapitate the animal to take off its mouth of its owner.
Passionate about snakes, the wife of 45-year old was a desperate call to the emergency number u.s. 911, Thursday in the early afternoon, according to several local media.
“I’ve never heard a thing like that,” blurts the operator after the nasty reptile explained to him the situation, her voice distraught, according to the recording of the emergency call posted online by the local newspaper The Chronicle Telegram.
The pocket knife
The victim explained that the boa, measuring about 1.60 m, he bites the nose, that it is to the earth, and that there was “blood everywhere”. She says she has “rescued” the day before, and another boa, and have 11 snakes in all, including 9 pythons.
“Do not move, madame,” suggested the operator. “I can’t!”, she replies. “I’m afraid! He grabbed my nose and it is around my waist!” One then hears in the distance the sirens of emergency vehicles, arrived on the spot in less than 4 minutes.
Unable to force the serpent to let go, the emergency services are determined to head it off with a pocket knife, explained the fire chief in Sheffield Lake at the Chronicle Telegram.
The woman was hospitalized, but his days are not in danger, according to local channel Fox 8 Cleveland. (tty/nxp)
Created: 31.07.2017, 00h51