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Nine people stuck in elevator in Cook County building

Nine people were briefly trapped in an elevator in the Cook County Administration Building downtown Friday evening.

Fire Department crews were called to the building, at 69 W. Washington St., and were able to get the elevator going again, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

None of the nine people aboard the elevator were hurt in the ordeal, Langford said.

“They just took it in stride and waited for it to get going again,” he said.

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