The rescue services tried to repair the lift but failed after which firefighters were called. They too were unable to fix the issue immediately and opted a "rope rescue"
Wedding preparations are one of life's most time-consuming and labor-intensive endeavors. As such, every effort is made to ensure that the ceremony goes off without a hitch. Pranav Jha and Victoria Jha were newlyweds when they fell across some bad fortune. The North Carolina, US, couple missed their own wedding reception because they were stuck in an elevator for two hours.
According to WBTV.com, a lift carrying a newlywed couple to their party on the 16th floor of the Grand Bohemian hotel abruptly stopped between the lobby and the first floor.
Since the rescue crew's attempts to fix the elevator failed, they phoned the fire department. Like everyone else, they were unable to resolve the matter right away, so they resorted to a "rope rescue."
A firefighter named David Budd explained the situation, saying, "We went through all the normal troubleshooting that you do on an elevator call and none of that was working, so that's when we realized we were going to elevate it to what it ended up being, what was a rope rescue." This was reported on WBTV.com.
The firefighters broke the elevator's top hatch and then dragged the six trapped occupants to safety on the fourth level.
"We climbed maybe five feet before stopping. As I noticed the door was slightly ajar, I thought, "Well, that's not normal." "in an interview with WBTV, according to Pranav Jha.
"SAVE THE WEDDING: Mr. and Mrs. Jha, first of all, please accept our heartiest congratulations on your wedding day. Neither Charlotte Fire nor I were invited to the wedding, but we weren't precisely uninvited guests either. Our teams were called to an elevator entrapment early this morning "The Charlotte Fire Department posted about the event on their Facebook page.