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Man threatens to jump off Miami billboard

Miami firefighters, police officers rescue man threatening to hurt himself

Miami police releases photo of a rescue in Miami on Saturday.
Miami police releases photo of a rescue in Miami on Saturday.

MIAMI – Miami firefighters rescued a man threatening to jump from a billboard in Miami on Saturday, according to Miami police. 

Police officers closed southbound traffic at the Northwest 27th Avenue bridge near 20th Street for about an hour.  

Miami Fire Rescue used a ladder and a giant inflatable cushion. Once he made it down safely, officers reopened traffic, police said. 


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