PFR rope rescue team plucks stranded construction worker

Multnomah County

Equipment on scaffolding failed, stranding the man

A construction worker, stranded 60 feet up on scaffolding after an equipment failure, was rescued by Portland Fire and Rescue, October 29, 2021 (PFR)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A construction worker, stranded 60 feet up on scaffolding after an equipment failure, was rescued by Portland Fire and Rescue.

The worker was at a building just off Sandy Boulevard in Northeast Portland when the equipment failed, PFR officials told KOIN 6 News.

The High Angle Rope Rescue Team got to the man and lowered him safely to the ground.

No one was hurt.

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