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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A rescue operation on top of a Charlotte cell phone tower has ended.

The Charlotte Fire Department saved a worker trapped on the tower in the 3300 block of Shamrock Drive.

The fire department says the employee slipped and fell from the platform. He was dangling for one-and-a-half hours before the firefighters pulled him to safety.

His injuries are non-life-threatening. He's suffering from back pain and pain from loss of circulation.

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