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.
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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.READ MORE: Authorities Reveal Victim of Fatal 57 Freeway Crash In Fullerton On Monday
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.MORE NEWS: Ducks Blow Late Three-Goal Lead, Beat Kings 5-4 In Shootout
The worker was not injured.