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Teen rescued from Giant City State Park

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UPDATED: Saturday, March 16 at 10:33 p.m. -- First responders confirm the girl has been rescued and is being airlifted to a nearby hospital. No word on her injuries. 

ORIGINAL STORY:

GIANT CITY, Ill. -- Saturday evening, a rescue operation is underway at Giant City State Park. 

A 16-year-old girl from Wisconsin is trapped in between the rocks in an area known as "Fat Mans Squeeze."

The Cobden Fire Department confirms the girl has been trapped for more than five hours. She became trapped around 4 p.m.Saturday. 

Rescue teams were using cooking oil to try and help free the girl. 

According to the Southern Illinois Fire Incidents page, an Air Evac helicopter was requested. 

Stay with News Three as more details become available. 

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