Man gets stuck in air duct at Rice University

Published On: Jan 03 2013 05:27:59 PM CST

A man was rescued after he became trapped in an air duct on Rice University's campus.

According to university officials, the man got stuck in the attic of Rayzor Hall around 11 a.m. on Thursday.

The maintenance man was working on the air-handler controls when he fell down the duct to the third floor, university officials said.

Fire crews had to cut through a wall and the metal air duct to rescue him.

Officials said the worker appeared to be fine, but he was taken to the hospital for observation.