VIDEO: Worker rescued in Texas after getting stuck near the top of a 175-foot flagpole

A helicopter crew was able to rescue him.


A man in Texas who was working on a flagpole got stuck near the top of a 175-foot flagpole.

The incident happened in Farmers Branch, Texas, on Monday.

It wasn't clear how the worker got stuck about 150 feet from the ground, but a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter came to rescue him, KTVT reported.

He was taken to a hospital to be treated for dehydration and burns from the pole rigging, according to the TV station.

Watch the video above to see the rescue.