WFFD rescues man from trench

WFFD rescues man from trench

WICHITA FALLS, TX (RNN Texoma) - The Wichita Falls Fire Department and AMR personnel successfully rescued a man from a trench Thursday afternoon in Wichita Falls.

First responders were called to the 2800 block of Fisher Road at around 5:00 p.m.

As many as 8 WFFD units responded to the scene.

Firefighters arrived to find a man who had fallen approximately 15 feet.

FD and ambulance personnel treated the patient inside the trench while a rope rescue was prepared to extricate the man.

The Fire Department says the man was pulled from the trench and transported to the hospital in just 15 minutes.

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