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.