Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Boston (MA) Firefighters Describe Rescue of Public Transportation Worker

In this video, two Boston (MA) Fire Department workers talk about how they were able to rescue an MBTA worker who was trapped in a hollow concrete shaft. This second video has more details on the rescue.

More from the Boston Globe:
Boston firefighters this morning rescued a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker who had fallen into a narrow shaft inside the concrete structures that support the Charles Street/MGH Red Line Station in Boston.

“He kept saying, ‘I want out of here,’ ‘’ said one of the Boston firefighters from the department’s technical rescue team who helped the injured man from the bottom of the concrete shaft some 30 feet below the tracks.

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