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FD: Man rescued from hole caused by water leak near Kyrene and Elliot roads

Trench Rescue in Tempe
Posted at 9:50 PM, Nov 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-28 23:50:34-05

TEMPE, AZ — Tempe firefighters say a man was rescued after being trapped in a hole as a result of a water leak near Kyrene and Elliot roads Saturday night.

Officials say the man was pinned by a sidewalk that slid down onto his lower leg.

Tempe Fire Medical Rescue technical rescue team aided in the rescue.

The man was alert and oriented at the time of rescue and was transported with no life-threatening injuries.

Further details surrounding this incident are unknown at this time.