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Worker rescued from malfunctioning elevator stuck 80 feet underground in Lake Bluff

Authorities responded about 1:30 a.m. to the call of someone trapped in an elevator in the 700 block of East Blodgett Avenue.

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An employee was rescued Friday from an underground elevator at a water pumping facility in north suburban Lake Bluff.

Authorities responded about 1:30 a.m. to the call of someone trapped in an elevator in the 700 block of East Blodgett Avenue, Lake Bluff police said in a statement.

The Lake Bluff fire department called in extra support from surrounding departments and rescued the employee by 3 a.m., police said. No injuries were reported.