Photos: N.J. FFs conduct rope rescue to save 6 children from elevator

After a reset effort did not work, they performed a high-angle rope rescue


By Leila Merrill

WAYNE, N.J. — Firefighters rescued six children from an elevator that was trapped between floors Friday evening, the Daily Voice reported.

The elevator at a trampoline park was stuck about 25 feet below the top floor, according to the Wayne Fire Department.

The firefighters tried to reset the elevator, but after more than an hour, they decided to remove the children, ages 10-14, one by one in a high-angle rope rescue.

The rescue took about two and a half hours.

The Wayne First Aid Squad checked each child, and they were all returned to their families.

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