Rescue crews in Hawthorne have located a man trapped for hours in a tunnel under the 105 Freeway Monday and are working to rescue him.
Officials received a call just after 11 a.m. reporting an outdoor fire near the intersection of Hawthorne Boulevard and West 111th Street, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Smoke and a small amount of fire were reported to be coming from an electrical unit.
The man was trapped about 30 feet down in a tunnel that goes under the freeway, according to the Fire Department.
He was reached shortly before 3 p.m., and crews were working to medically access the patient, the department tweeted.
KTLA’s Jennifer Thang contributed to this report.