Virginia Beach (VA) Firefighters Perform Water Tower Rescue

Firefighters in Virginia Beach, Virginia, rescued a man dangling from a water tower on Monday.

The worker, who was left dangling from his safety rope more than 100 feet in the air along a water tower, was not injured.

According to a CBS Radio report, the man’s ladder slipped from beneath him while he was working on the tower. He was left clinging to his rope for nearly 45 minutes.

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For related scenarios, consider, WATER TOWER RESCUE, Starting a Rope Rescue Program, and Stairway to Heaven: Bonus Features on TX Tower Rescue.

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