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Man falls in trench in Sun City construction site

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HCFR set up a hauling system to remove the man from the trench. HCFR set up a hauling system to remove the man from the trench.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - A man was working in a trench about 20 feet deep at a construction site in Sun City when he fell down about five feet, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials said.

HCFR responded to a trench rescue incident about 11:30 a.m. Thursday to the construction site located at the corner of Cortara Drive and Highway 674. The project involved some underground work on water pipes.

HCFR crews together with Heavy Rescue and Special Operations units set up a hauling system to get the man out of the trench.

The rescue operation took the crews about 25 minutes. They took the man to a trauma center in fair condition. Officials said there were no reports of injuries to others.

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