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Worker on Crane Becomes Hypothermic, Needs Help Down

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A worker in Montgomery County needed help down from a 200-foot tall crane after he became hypothermic. (Credit: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services)

A worker in Montgomery County needed help down from a 200-foot tall crane after he became hypothermic. (Credit: Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services)

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — The cold weather turned a work scene serious Wednesday when a worker on a crane became hypothermic and needed assistance getting down, Montgomery County fire officials said.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a call about 12:36 p.m. Wednesday to Oakmont Avenue in Gaithersburg for a worker trapped on a crane about 200 feet in the air.

Fire officials said a coworker helped bring the victim to the ground.

Information on the worker’s condition wad not immediately available.Follow

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