Construction Worker Suspended from California High-Rise Rescued Unhurt

Fire officials successfully rescued a construction worker seen dangling near the seventh floor of a Santa Ana, California, office building on Tuesday, October 23.

A rescue team arrived just after 8 am PT, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. Footage shows the team lowering from the roof of the building to reach the victim, securing him to the rescuer, and safely continuing to the ground. According to local media, the worker was on a platform when a cable failed, leaving him stranded on the side of the structure. Credit: Orange County Fire Authority via Storyful