Family rescued from elevator filling with water

A soaked elevator sits on the main floor of a condo unit in the 1200 block of 10 St SW in downtown...

A soaked elevator sits on the main floor of a condo unit in the 1200 block of 10 St SW in downtown Calgary, Alta. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. A family, with a toddler, was trapped in the elevator as it was filling up with water due to a broken pipe, but firemen were able to free them safely. Lyle Aspinall/QMI Agency

Nadia Moharib, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:52 AM ET

CALGARY - It was less than ten minutes but likely felt a lot longer for a couple and tot trapped inside a elevator filling with water Wednesday morning.

The two adults and toddler were on the main floor of a downtown condominium in an elevator when they became trapped inside about 8:30 a.m.

Fire crews called to the contend with the trapped trio in the building 10 St. and 11 Ave. S.W. found a burst pipe on a higher floor causing water to seep into the elevator.


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