Worker Rescued from Billboard in Florida

OCALA, Fla. --A worker from a billboard company suffered a medical emergency that required firefighters to remove him after he became stranded 50 feet off the ground. Ocala Fire Rescue arrived to the 1000 block of East Silver Springs Boulevard during...


OCALA, Fla. --A worker from a billboard company suffered a medical emergency that required firefighters to remove him after he became stranded 50 feet off the ground.

Ocala Fire Rescue arrived to the 1000 block of East Silver Springs Boulevard during the morning of June 28.

Firefighters climbed to the billboard platform and provided medical assistance before lowering the man using a tower ladder fire truck.

 The man was transported to a local hospital.