WATCH: Altoona crews rescue kids locked inside a storm shelter

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ALTOONA – Fire crews and police officers gathered at home in Altoona on Wednesday night to get a door off a storm shelter.

Inside, a group of children accidentally locked themselves inside the storm shelter. The door was too heavy and secured to break down, so fire crews had to get creative to get the door off its hinges.

The entire situation took more than an hour to get the door off and rescue the children. Luckily, the kids had taken their cell phones inside and called their parents to notify police and the local fire department.

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