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Construction Worker Rescued From Crane Fire

Posted May 24, 2005 10:50 a.m. EDT

— A construction worker found himself in a tricky situation Tuesday.

The man was on top of a crane renovating a building in downtown Fayetteville near Hay Street when the machine below him caught fire.

WRAL has learned the construction worker actually jumped from the crane to a ledge.

Firefighters rescued him. He was not injured.

It is not clear what caused the fire.