NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a wild rescue on Sunday in Queens, after a person fell down a gap 30 toes deep.
For 20 minutes, firefighters and cops labored collectively to get him out.
Authorities stated one firefighter used a ladder to go down within the gap after which used a basket to hoist the sufferer above floor.
“He had been there in that gap for a very long time, so we needed to maneuver as quick as attainable as a result of he was in water. We have been frightened about hypothermia,” The FDNY’s Krist Kabashi stated.
“As we received down there, he was aware, he was speaking to us, simply expressed ache in his ankle area,” the NYPD’s Kenneth Logallo stated.
Police known as it a rare rescue.
The sufferer is anticipated to be OK. It’s nonetheless unclear how he ended up within the gap.
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