Hanged Man rescued from third floor in Mazatlan

A man was painting the front of his house, at the height of a fifth floor, when he lost the strength of his arms and was left hanging. Photo: social media
A man was painting the front of his house, at the height of a fifth floor, when he lost the strength of his arms and was left hanging. Photo: social media

According to local media, a rescue of a man mobilized the emergency units, because after carrying out maintenance work, he was left hanging from a third floor, inside a building located in the Colonia Centro.

The facts were recorded at 2:30 pm yesterday, when a cry for help alerted the neighbors of a building because the man was hanging from the building.

According to the information provided by the rescued, he was painting the façade of his house, at the height of the fifth floor. A harness was placed to perform its work and upon losing its strength it slipped he was left hanging.

The news of the man hanging began to run like wildfire and many neighbors around began to arrive and began to take their guess. Some commented that he had been electrocuted and others that perhaps he had fainted.

To the place also came Civil Protection and municipal police to secure the area and remove the curious so that the rescuers could work comfortably and no other accident occur.

Once the rescue work was done, the Civil Protection rescuers offered first aid to the adult, but he said he felt good, so the emergency corps left the place.