Firefighters Rescue Man From Convention Center Roof

DENVER (CBS4) – Firefighters in Denver rescued a man from the roof of the Colorado Convention Center after he fell off a ladder.

The man was conducting some repairs on the roof when he slipped off the ladder and was hurt on Tuesday morning.

(credit: Denver Fire Department)

Firefighters say the man has serious injuries but they aren’t considered life-threatening.

Fire crews used their large ladder to rescue the man and bring him down from the roof. He was rushed to the hospital.

(credit: Denver Fire Department)

“Very fortunate … the fire house is right behind the convention center and that’s always good for response time,” C.J. Haberkorn with the Denver Fire Department said.

(credit: Denver Fire Department)