SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio firefighters rescued 14 people who were trapped in an elevator at the Tower of the Americas on Tuesday afternoon.
The elevator was reported stuck around 1:40 p.m.
The 12 adults and two children were stuck inside the elevator for about 2 1/2 hours.
A San Antonio fire official said the air-conditioning inside the elevator was not working and crews wree unable to get the elevator working again.
They had to rescue the trapped people one at a time.