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Crews rescue 2 Hanging From Downtown Jacksonville High-Rise

A special operations team and other Fire Rescue crews were called about 5:15 p.m. to the BB&T building on West Forsyth Street.

JFRD said crews secured an anchor point to reach the 17th floor, according to our News4Jax partner.

Crews rescued two people hanging from a high-rise building downtown early Monday evening, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said.

A special operations team and other Fire Rescue crews were called about 5:15 p.m. to the BB&T building on West Forsyth Street.

Our News4Jax partner will be updating this story at this link.

Kent Justice anchors News4Jax newscasts on the weekend, and hosts "This Week in Jacksonville," Channel 4's hot topics and politics public affairs show each Sunday morning at 9 a.m. Civic leaders, business professionals, and non-profit activists spend time in conversation with Kent about the big issues in our area.