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Updated Jan 30, 2014 - 5:10 pm

Scottsdale rescue team pulls out man in water plant accident

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A worker at Scottsdale water-treatment plant had to be
rescued after falling into a hole.

Scottsdale Fire Department paramedics and technical rescue team responded to
the treatment plant Thursday morning to perform a confined-space rescue.

The worker fell 5 feet off a pipe in a 20-foot deep vault, but wasn’t seriously

Crews still had to be careful extricating the worker from the vault because of
possible back injuries.

The name of the worker wasn’t immediately released.


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