Fire crews in Rock Island received a call for help just before noon on Wednesday.
Crews were called to the 1500 block of 8th Avenue to help bring a man down from a rooftop.
Fire crews tell Local 4 News that the man became very ill while repairing the roof, and wasn't able to make it down on his own.
Firefighters used their ladder truck to rescue him. He was taken to an area hospital to be checked out.
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