West Florence crews work to rescue employee from billboard on I-95

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UPDATE: The person is safely on the ground. The worker was having some medical issues and could not climb down on his own, according to Howe Springs Fire Rescue.

Firefighters were able to safely lower him down from approx. 120′ platform.


FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Authorities have asked drivers to avoid I-95 in West Florence while crews work on a high angle rescue.

West Florence Fire Rescue and How Springs Fire Rescue crews are working to rescue an employee stuck on a billboard on I-95, according to West Florence Fire.

“Please avoid the area as crew work,” the department asked.

This is a developing story. News13 is sending a crew to learn more.

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