July 12, 2021 By Crane & Hoist Canada Staff
A man in his 20s was rescued from a crane in Halifax after he climbed a 30-metre tall construction crane, locked himself in the cab and fell asleep.
A construction crew found the man, believed to be intoxicated, when they showed up for work in the morning. He was placed in a harness and lifted safely back to the ground by Halifax firefighters.
Halifax Regional Police spoke to the man, and no charges were expected to be laid, according to the CBC.
HRM Fire were on scene this am,Joe Howe Dr, Hfx, after man was discovered , asleep in the cab of a tower crane, six storeys above worksite . Fire crews were able to get him down safely. No word from police if charges will be laid in this matter.@CTVAtlantic @Move100Halifax pic.twitter.com/ZETxzrkcXDAdvertisement
— Carl Pomeroy (@CarlPomeroyCTV) July 9, 2021
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