- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on the rescue of a man from a manhole (all times local):

9:45 a.m.

Phoenix firefighters have rescued an injured man from a manhole in central Phoenix.

The Fire Department had said before the extraction Wednesday morning that the 31-year-old construction worker was conscious, had minor injuries after falling approximately 20 feet down the manhole and couldn’t get out by himself.

The man was loaded into an ambulance after being removed from the manhole.

8:10 a.m.

Phoenix firefighters are attempting to rescue an injured man stuck in a manhole.

The Fire Department says a 31-year-old construction worker is conscious and has minor injuries after falling approximately 20 feet down the manhole in central Phoenix.

Fire Department spokeswoman Red Bigler says crews are setting up equipment to extract the man.


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