Firefighters rescue man threatening to jump from building lamp post in Forest
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Firefighters rescue man threatening to jump from building lamp post in Forest

Avenue de Roi in Forest. Credit: Stephane Mignon/Flickr.

A man who was threatening to jump from a lamp post located on the third floor of a building was rescued by firefighters on Wednesday morning.

The man was threatening to jump from a lamp post attached to a building on Avenue Wielemans Ceuppens in Forest, a Brussels municipality.

Firefighters intervened at around 7:30 AM and local traffic was disrupted, reported Bx1.

The man agreed to come down after the police negotiated with him. He was rescued at around 9:30 AM.

Evie McCullough
The Brussels Times