(Updated at 5 p.m.) A rescue operation is underway after reports of a worker dangling from scaffolding in Rosslyn.
The incident is happening at an office building near the Safeway store on the 1500 block of Wilson Blvd.
Initial reports suggest that the man is dangling from a safety harness and that firefighters are working to quickly rescue him with a ladder truck. Wilson Blvd is blocked at N. Oak Street as a result of the emergency activity.
As of 4:30 p.m., the man was reported have been successfully rescued and safely brought back down to ground level.
#Update – crews successfully rescued one individual suspended in air by their safety line. Crews used a combination of rope rescue techniques and a ladder truck to bring the individual down. That person is being evaluated by EMS and crews are in the process of clearing the scene.
— Arlington Fire & EMS (@ArlingtonVaFD) September 15, 2021
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