A worker was successfully rescued after a scaffolding collapsed 10 stories up on a Sarasota County building under construction this morning.
It happened at the building along Palm Avenue. The worker was conscious and in a harness, so firefighters say he was in no immediate danger.
After exploring options, a firefighter was lowered down to the scaffolding from a floor above, and put a harness on the worker before lowering him down to the ground.
The worker appears to be OK.
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This is the second high-angle rescue for the Sarasota County Fire Rescue in the past month.