No major damage caused by wind

DOWNEY - No injuries or major damage was reported in Downey due to high winds, although firefighters rescued two people trapped in an elevator at the Green Line station on Lakewood Boulevard on Wednesday night.Firefighters used high-pressure air bags to lift the elevator and safely free the victims after the elevator lost power. Portions of Lakewood Boulevard near Imperial Highway were without power but electricity was mostly restored by Thursday morning.

********** Published: December 1, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 33