• Matt Esnayra

Man dies at the Port of Long Beach

Photo courtesy of LBFD

Long Beach firefighters rescued a man on top of a container crane at the Port of Long Beach who was suffering from a medical emergency.


According to the LBFD, crews were called to the 300 block of Mediterranean Way at roughly 6 p.m., Monday night.

  • First responders attempted to resuscitate the ill man on the crane, but he later died.

  • LBFD spokesperson Jack Crabtree told the Post that about 20 firemen helped to lower the man down.

  • The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office was also on the scene, and they will investigate the man's death.

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