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Woman Gives Birth in Parking Lot of Plainfield Jimmy John's

A woman gave birth in the parking lot of a Jimmy John's in Plainfield...ah! I can't even imagine. And in a snowstorm no less!

Plainfield firefighters helped deliver a baby in a parking lot during the snowstorm Wednesday morning.

A couple from Joliet were on their way to the hospital but the treacherous conditions from the winter storm meant they were traveling very slowly. On their way, the mother's water broke, fire officials said.

The couple pulled off into the parking lot of a Jimmy John's near Route 59 and Fort Beggs Drive and called 911 around 7:30 a.m., according to fire officials.

Nearby firefighters responded to the scene and just minutes after they arrived a healthy baby girl was born.

"No, the baby wasn't waiting, it was a very quick delivery," said Lt. Bryan Gallup. "The chief said, I believe, it was only about 10 minutes or so."

Dad even got to cut the umbilical cord.

Wow. Word has it everyone is doing well.

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