CHICAGO (CBS)– Firefighters came to the rescue of a woman and her dog who got in an elevator in Streeterville.
The two were stuck for over 2 hours. The battalion chief told CBS 2 the rescue was tough because the woman and her dog were stuck 14 feet below the 24th floor.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Report 1,249 New COVID-19 Cases, Including 22 Additional Deaths
Cheif Stephen Little said crews used two ladders in the rescue.READ MORE: Saint Sabina Plans To Withhold Monthly Assessments From Archdiocese Of Chicago Until Conclusion Of Investigation In Father Michael Pfeger
Firefighters used a special harness for animals to get her small dog out.
The incident took place at a condo building at Chicago and Michigan.MORE NEWS: Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History Month
There was an elevator mechanic on scene, but he was unable to get the elevator to move.