BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Three people were trapped briefly inside an elevator at the Washington Monument on Saturday night, authorities confirmed to WJZ.
The people, believed to be employees, reported they were stuck about 9:30 p.m., a spokesperson for the U.S. Park Police told WJZ in a phone interview.READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID-19; Marks March 5 As Day Of Remembrance
About 10:10 p.m., Fox 5 DC reported the workers had been freed, adding that between 50-60 visitors were taking the stairs down.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
It’s not the first time someone has gotten trapped inside the monument’s elevator, Sgt. Anna Rose told WJZ.