The 80-year-old man in Michong climbed to the 5th floor to repair the eaves and was trapped. Firefighters were reported to the scene for rescue.

(Photographed by reporter Wu Renjie)

[Reporter Wu Renjie/New Taipei Report] An 80-year-old man in Sanchong District, New Taipei City climbed out of his house to repair the eaves this afternoon (1st) and was trapped in the rain on the 5th floor. Inside.

The old man surnamed Huang said that he was hooked by the iron window and managed to climb to the edge of the window to avoid falling. He remembered that he was trapped for almost an hour before he was found.

8 An old man surnamed Huang lived on the fourth floor of the apartment with his children and grandchildren. He told his son to go upstairs to repair things after eating in the afternoon. After about 3 hours, he still didn't see him back.

The firefighters were reported to the scene, and the old man climbed out of the window.

It turned out that he used to climb up the loose iron window railings as stairs, stepped out of the parapet, accidentally lost his center of gravity, his heel was stuck in the iron window, and he could not get out of the trap when he was hanging under the back wall of the fifth floor. family members and called the police.

The team leader and team leader of the Chongyang Fire Brigade, Qiu Zonghong, first ensured the safety of the firefighters and the old man. After making sure that the ropes were securely fastened, he stepped out of the window frame and went down to rescue outside the house. The old man’s right ankle was crushed. Terrified, he was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Chen Zhide, the third team leader of the New Taipei City Fire Department, reminded that the elderly and children belong to the vulnerable groups of asylum seekers, and appealed to their families

Pay attention to the dynamics of the elders and young children, and do not leave similar buildings alone at home for a long time. If danger or disaster occurs accidentally, it may lead to misfortune.

Qiu Zonghong (right), the team leader of the Chongyang Squad, led the team to hang and rescue the trapped old man whose ankle was caught by the iron window frame.

(Photographed by reporter Wu Renjie)

Qiu Zonghong, the team leader of the Chongyang Squad led the team to rescue the old man.

(Photographed by reporter Wu Renjie)