Fresno, CA man late to wedding altar after getting stuck in an elevator at Best Western; Clovis Fire Department responds – What We Know!

FRESNO, Calif. — It was purported to be the happiest day of their lives, and it was, regardless that the groom was an hour-and-a-half late to the altar.

Misty and Brandon Valdez tied the knot on Saturday, however not earlier than Brandon and his groomsmen acquired tied down — caught in an elevator.

“Acquired within the elevator to go down three flooring and about midway down, a jolt. We knew instantly one thing was a bit bit off,” stated Brandon Valdez.

SEE ALSO | 1K-pound nice white shark swimming close to Jersey shore

It occurred contained in the lodge the groom was staying at: the Finest Western Clovis Cole.

Inside minutes of getting trapped, the Clovis Hearth Division was known as to assist rescue the groom and 6 others.

“The one factor we might do was simply giggle it off at that time,” stated Valdez.

A joke now — nevertheless it additionally got here at a value.

The couple needed to skip household photographs on the church earlier than the reception.

RELATED | Escaped Alabama inmate Casey White, jail guard deliberate to get in shootout with police

They are saying lodge administration instructed them the elevator drawback was out of their fingers — however they disagree and would love some form of compensation for the inconvenience.

“I don’t assume we’re asking for a lot. In any case a reduction, nothing main,” stated Misty Valdez.

All in all, the couple is grateful to lastly be married — and with a novel story — for higher or for worse.

Copyright © 2022 KFSN-TV. All Rights Reserved.

Submit supply: Abc7chicago