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Watch: Construction worker rescued by firefighters from side of Florida building

Watch: Construction worker rescued by firefighters from side of Florida building
Posted at 11:23 AM, Oct 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-09 11:23:47-04

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A construction worker in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was rescued from a scaffold carriage that broke while he was suspended above the ground.

Firefighters were able to rescue the man through a harness dropped from atop the building, and by raising a fire truck later to bring him down.

Officials have not said what led the worker’s scaffold carriage breaking.