Woman rescued from crane in Toronto ‘adventure seeking’: friend

Woman rescued from crane a thrill seeker: friend

TORONTO — The friend of a woman who spent hours suspended high above a Toronto construction site after scaling a crane says she is an adventure-seeking person.

Marisa Lazo, 23, was rescued Wednesday by a firefighter from a crane she had scaled is still waiting to appear in court to face six mischief charges.

The woman’s friend, who spoke to reporters outside the courthouse, said she agrees that climbing the crane was not the best decision.

Firefighters said Wednesday they didn’t know what prompted the woman to scale the crane in the middle of the night.

But they called her a brave girl and noted she didn’t seem frightened .

Earlier at city hall, Mayor John Tory commended the actions of the firefighter and police officer who climbed the crane and helped in the rescue operation that left part of the downtown core shut down.

The Canadian Press

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