Photos: GFR rescues patient with medical emergency from 7th floor of building under construction

Press release from Gainesville Fire Rescue

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – At 1:20 p.m. today, Gainesville Fire Rescue, Gainesville Police Department, and Alachua County Fire Rescue crews responded to 1225 West University Ave. for a patient experiencing an acute medical emergency on the 7th floor of a building under construction. GFR’s technical rescue team conducted an elevated rescue to safely remove the patient, who was transported for further evaluation.

    • Nope, more gentrification. Leonardo’s is gone, the gas station is gone. University Ave from 13st to 6th st is almost unrecognizable.

  • Hum, I wonder what a “patient with a medical emergency” was doing on the 7th. floor of a building under construction?

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