Published: Nov 30, 2011 3:51 PM EST

RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters were needed stat after a flying squirrel went nuts in a New Jersey hospital's emergency room.
    
The squirrel kept launching itself from an 8-foot-high wall-mounted lamp into a glass wall after becoming trapped in a trauma room at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway Tuesday night.
    
Fire Department spokesman Capt. Ted Padavano told The Star-Ledger of Newark (http://bit.ly/vxBiL0 ) it would climb up on a light and would jump off and glide.
    
A pair of firefighters threw a blanket over the squirrel and released it into a wooded area outside the hospital.
    
Padavano believes there may be a nest in the building because it's the second time in two weeks that a flying squirrel got in the ER.
    
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Information from: The Star-Ledger, http://www.nj.com/starledger

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