Firefighters rescue man 130 feet up from cell tower in SE Charlotte

Fire officials are attempting to help rescue at least one person stuck on a cell tower.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Fire Department and emergency crew performed a high-angle rescue Thursday evening of a man stuck atop a cell tower in southeast Charlotte.

CFD tweeted late Thursday night about a rescue underway at the cell tower where a man was reportedly trapped over 130 feet in the air.

 

 

Emergency crews worked to reach and secure the trapped man for over an hour. Many crew on the ground were seen craning their necks to make sure the rescue was going as planned.

 

 

The man was rescued just before midnight Thursday, with Charlotte Fire calling the operation a success.

 

 

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