Local Heroics: Cleaner Rescued from Elevator in Southampton

An office cleaner became stuck in an elevator at Lexus of Southampton Friday morning and had to be freed by firefighters.

Southampton Fire Department 2nd Assistant Chief Chris Brenner said the department was called in at 7:48 a.m. and found that electricity at the car dealership was at half power. Firefighters manually lowered the elevator and freed the cleaner, who was uninjured, he said.

Chief Dennis Roy was in charge of the rescue.

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