Cape Coral Fire Department

Published: Sep 26, 2013 10:35 AM EDT
Updated: Sep 26, 2013 12:41 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral firefighters used a ladder truck to rescue a worker with a medical emergency from the roof of a supermarket early Thursday morning.

Around 4:30 a.m., CCFD received a report of a male having a seizure at the Publix, located at 1631 Del Prado Blvd S. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the patient was a AC/Freezer technician on the roof of the store.

An aerial ladder was used to remove the patient from the roof after he was secured on a long backboard for transport. The entire effort took 45 minutes to perform.