San Antonio fire crews rescued a man trapped in a downtown hotel elevator Tuesday evening.
According to fire officials, the man was trapped inside an elevator at the El Tropicano Hotel on Lexington Avenue around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Officials said the control panel shorted out and caught fire, causing the elevator to malfunction.
Crews were called to the scene after some guests reported a smell of smoke.
Hotel guests were evacuated as a precaution. The man made it out of the elevator safe and no injuries were reported.