Worker overcome by heat rescued from Texas tower

BURLESON, TX Rescue officials say the man was lowered to safety early Thursday and transported to a Fort Worth-area hospital. His name and condition weren't immediately released.

Lt. Jeremiah Lozier with the Burleson Fire Department says the rescue took about seven hours and a harness was used to lower the man.

The National Weather Service says temperatures were still above 100 degrees in the area Wednesday night when co-workers reported the man appeared to be overcome by the intense heat.

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