Medical issue prompts rescue on top of La Vergne cell phone tower

Posted: 11:16 AM, Feb 11, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-11 14:11:05-05
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LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Crews rescued two workers Tuesday morning after one of them suffered a medical emergency at the top of a cell phone tower.

The call came in about 10:15 a.m. at the tower located off Stones River Road.

The department said the patient and another worker were safely brought down from the tower. The La Vergne Fire Department says Stones River Road has reopened.