On Sat July 23,2016, Chicago Fire Department Tower Ladder 10 was sent to a high-rise on north Halsted for a report of four people stuck in an elevator. After trying to reset the elevator failed, they requested a blind shaft response.
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The car was stuck between floors 2&3. Firefighters locked out the elevator and setup on the 5th floor with ropes and worked off floor 4. After lowering a firefighter down the shaft, they found four girls who had been in there for two hours but were in good spirits. Firefighters brought them to the 4th floor by rope where they were evaluated by paramedics.