Injured man rescued after becoming trapped over 200 feet up on crane in Washington D.C.


DC fire and EMS rescued a man hundreds of feet in the air this morning after he suffered a serious leg injury while assembling a crane it happened just before ten AM on the four hundred block of Florida Avenue northeast Vito Maggio a DC fire says the department rescued a crane operator with hypothermia about a year ago and they've dealt with similar incidents before this is absolutely something we do train for I'm pretty much regular basis with all the construction in the city are the large number of functioning cranes that are that are around the town thanks Matt yellow says first responders used another crane already on site to lower the man to safety he was taken to an area hospital and he's expected to be

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