What the heck is going on with 11- year olds. Over the weekend, it was an 11 year old driving a stolen cement truck, today firefighters just rescued an 11-year old boy after he fell from 30 feet into a hole covered with decaying leaves. Firefighters confirmed that the boy and his friend fell into the hole while they were playing. One of the boys luckily climbed out but the other got trapped. The firefighters were able to rescue the boy using a rope attached to a strap.