The Houston Fire Department reports that it had 30 elevator rescues today because of the rolling blackouts.
Normally HFD would handle two or three a day, spokeswoman Alicia Whitehead says.
The first call came at 4:30 a.m., and most of the action was between 7 and 10 a.m.
We're sure they all looked like this:
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