California Firefighters Rescue Man Trapped in Chimney

Fire crews rescued a man trapped in a chimney at a Lake Forest home, reports ABC 7 Los Angeles (

Firefighters began the rescue operation shortly before 3 a.m. by using ropes and other equipment to pull the man to safety. They also had to demolish part of the chimney.

About two hours later, the man was hoisted out of the chimney and taken to the hospital. Authorities said he will not be cited or arrested.

It is unknown why he was in the chimney.

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