Firefighters extricate boy from elevator shaft in SC

One of the boy's legs was pinned between the elevator floor and the shaft


By Edward C. Fennell
The Post and Courier

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Emergency workers won't soon forget the scene: A small boy dangling upside down from the second floor of an elevator shaft.

One of the boy's legs was pinned between the elevator floor and the shaft. He had a head laceration, "with blood," but was conscious and talking to his parents, St. John's fire department Capt. James Ghi said.

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