Public Works Employee Rescued from Carrollton Water Tower

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013  |  Updated 8:08 PM CDT
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A Carrollton city worker overcome by heat was rescued from inside a water tower Tuesday. The trapped worker was lowered to the ground and transported to the hospital.

Kevin Cokely, NBC 5 News

A Carrollton city worker overcome by heat was rescued from inside a water tower Tuesday. The trapped worker was lowered to the ground and transported to the hospital.

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A Carrollton city worker overcome by heat was rescued from inside a water tower Tuesday.

Firefighters were dispatched to the tower along the 1400 block of Hutton Drive where city officials told NBC 5 that a public works employee was in need of help about 100 feet up on an interior platform of the tower.

The worker was fitted with a harness and lowered to the ground, city officials said.

Shortly after 5 p.m., the worker had been safely removed from the tower.

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