By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A worker at the Port of Los Angeles is OK after being rescued by firefighters from a crane elevator that became stuck 120 feet above the ground.

(credit: Mark McLean/LAFD)

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The rescue operation in the air happened at about 5:15 a.m. Thursday at 930 W. Harry Bridges Blvd. The Los Angeles Fire Department called in its urban search and rescue team for the operation.

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The crane elevator apparently got stuck just short of a staircase nearby. Images and video posted by the LAFD showed firefighters lowering themselves to the elevator from a beam above the elevator, then using a rope system to get the worker out and lowering him to the staircase below.

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The worker was not injured.