Roofer rescued from school building fall

St. Petersburg, Florida -- A roofer who fell off of a school roof and was rescued by firefighters Tuesday morning.

St. Pete Fire Rescue says the employee from All Quality Roofing was working on the roof at Woodlawn Elementary when he fell 12 feet from one roof onto another. A co-worker called 911.

A technical team was initially called to the scene because if the location of the fall, but firefighters were able to rescue the worker within about 25 minutes.

We're told he is being treated for minor injuries.

Students were on school grounds, but no children or staff were hurt in this incident.


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