Update: Man Hanging Upside Down on Yakima Federal Courthouse Flagpole
An unidentified man is hanging upside down on the flagpole at the William O. Douglas federal courthouse in Yakima. No details are available at this time.
Update 1:05 p.m. : Fire department crews are using a ladder truck to rescue the man. South Third Street is closed in front of the building.
Update 1:20 p.m.: Unofficial sources say that the man was a worker changing the flag atop the courthouse who may have suffered a seizure. He has been rescued by the Yakima Fire Department.