SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Two construction workers who fell down a 25-foot trench Monday morning in Scottsdale were rescued and are expected to be OK, according to the Scottsdale Fire Department.
A spokesperson for the Scottsdale Fire Department said construction crews were working on installing a sewage pipe when one of the workers fell in the trench. A second worker went down to help his colleague and became stuck.
One person was injured and taken to the hospital, Scottsdale Fire said in a tweet.
It happened near 91st Street and Happy Valley Road.
Scottsdale Fire worked a first Alarm Trench Rescue with our valley regional partners this morning. The incident involved two individuals needing to be pulled from a 25-foot trench.— Scottsdale Fire Department (@ScottsdaleFire) November 1, 2021
One was injured but stable and the other originally went in to help his coworker. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/QKSt1DyfaW
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