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Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - The Los Angeles Fire Department was responding to a man who climbed to the top of a transmission tower.

Man on Transmission Line
Jan. 18, 2022 (CBSLA)

The scene was unfolding near East Jackson Street.

The fire department had also dispatched a rescue helicopter to the scene.

To ensure the safety of first responders and the man climbing the tower, all train traffic on the west side of the LA River was stopped, while the situation was ongoing.


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