It was a dramatic morning in Toronto after firefighters rescued a woman who was stuck on crane at Church and Wellesley.
According to CBC News, someone in the area called emergency crews at around 3:30 a.m. to report that a person had climbed the crane.
Our @Toronto_Fire Firefighter is beginning to lower himself to secure the patient now. http://pic.twitter.com/WAt4rnqm7h— Matthew Pegg (@ChiefPeggTFS) April 26, 2017
The person, who appears to be a woman in her 20s, ended up sitting on the hanging pulley attached to the crane. From the photos that emerged from the incident, it looked pretty precarious.
This puts the "technical" in technical rescue. @Toronto_Fire @TorontoPolice @TorontoMedics http://pic.twitter.com/JZoQJLn8Pg— Matthew Pegg (@ChiefPeggTFS) April 26, 2017
The busy Church and Wellesley intersection shut down this morning for the rescue operation, in which a firefighter secured the climber to a harness and rappelled down with her.
One @Toronto_Fire rescuer. One patient. Both safe and secure being lowered to awaiting @TorontoMedics @TorontoPolice http://pic.twitter.com/l8aDAtcxaz— Matthew Pegg (@ChiefPeggTFS) April 26, 2017
According to CTV News, she was placed in handcuffs and put in an ambulance after she was back on the ground.
by Staff via blogTO
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