Two Mahwah Fire Companies rescued a 17-year-old boy trapped inside a hotel elevator Sunday morning, assistant fire chief Brad Stio said.
The teenager was trapped inside an elevator in the Hampton Inn on Route 17 South, Stio said. He was “extricated within 20 [minutes] of the phone call for help,” he said.
Fire companies and responded to the call at about 9:05 a.m. Sunday.
According to Stio, the township’s fire department responds to an average of three elevator rescue calls a month. Most calls are at hotels in the township and at , Stio said.