TODAY   |  October 23, 2013

Promotional balloon stunt sparks 911 calls

Dispatchers in Longmont, Colo. received a flood of frantic calls after a man was spotted dangling from a hot air balloon. Dan Vinson confirms he was not in danger, and instead was filming a promotional video for a workout product.

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>>> getting a lot of attention in a colorado town including a flurry of 911 calls. you can see what appears to be a man dangling from a hot air balloon . local dispatchers were flooded with 911 calls. turns out the man hanging from the balloon is dan vincent and he was shooting a promotional video for his workout product. not sure what the product was. he was doing pull ups . not in any danger whatsoever.

>> except for the power lines .