NEW CAANAN - A 9-year-old girl is safe after getting stuck inside a chimney this morning in New Caanan.

Rescue authorities say the girl had climbed a ladder left behind by painters and made her way from the top of the chimney to almost the bottom, but became stuck.

Firefighters, EMS and police were all there to assist the girl.

Authorities say a portion of the chimney had to be removed to rescue her.