CHELSEA (CBS) — Firefighters safely removed a 2-year-old from a car that had become stuck on a flooded street Sunday morning.

Deputy Fire Chief Michael Masucci said the driver of the car accidentally drove past a barrier on Vale Street, and became stalled in about two feet of water.

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“This area on Vale Street always floods every time we have rain,” Masucci said. “The operator must have thought he was going through a puddle, and it ended up being about two feet of water.”

A firefighter in a dry suit waded into the two feet of water and rescued the two-year-old from the car.

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The driver and his wife walked out on their own.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

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