Reporter Brandon Roth climbs 135-foot fire rescue ladder live on television

CNY Central reporter Brandon Roth climbed to the top of a 135-foot fire rescue ladder live on â??Today in Central New Yorkâ?? Tuesday morning at the Syracuse Fire Training Facility.

The ladder is used in emergencies to rescue people from tall buildings such as high-rises.

District Chief Bob Cussen says all firefighters who train at the facility must climb to the top of the ladder as part of their training.

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