OXNARD (CBSLA.com) — Firefighters pulled a teenage boy from a chimney early Wednesday after he became stuck.

The call for help came at about 3 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 1000 block of Kelp Lane. The chimney was reportedly attached to a leasing office.

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The chimney had to be partially torn down before firefighters could even reach the 15-year-old boy.

The rescue operation took just over three hours.

Oxnard police say the teenager does not live in the area and is now suspected of burglary.

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After the boy was medically cleared at Ventura County Medical Center, he was booked on suspicion of commercial burglary.