28 Rescued From Stalled Elevator

1 decade 3 months 2 days ago Monday, September 10 2007 Sep 10, 2007 Monday, September 10, 2007 3:27:18 AM CDT September 10, 2007 in News
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ST. PETERS - Twenty-six high school soccer players and two adults who were trapped in an elevator yesterday can thank some visiting firefighters for bailing them out. Firefighters say the 28 people from Cape Girardeau were shaken but uninjured. They had crammed into a glass elevator at a mall and were trapped for a half-hour Saturday. The elevator stalled because its weight limit was exceeded. Firefighters who happened to be at the mall for a career day got them out through a hatch in the elevator's ceiling.

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