ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Crews worked to extricate a worker from a muddy hole Friday evening, Orange County Fire Rescue personnel said.
The incident happened at the Orange County Public Utilities water treatment plant at 4760 Sand Lake Road.
Fire Rescue officials said the worker was walking along a pipe 15 feet down in a muddy trench when he stepped off and got stuck in the mud. The more he moved, the more stuck he got.
IND - W Sand Lake Rd. 2 teams of special opps crews actively working to extricate PT. Extended opperation. Updates to follow.— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) June 10, 2017
OCFR was in the trench trying to extricate him from the hole. Officials said upon rescue, he was stable. He was taken via Air Care to Orlando Regional Medical Center.
IND ACC UPDATE - Pt extricated, packaging for transport. PIO en route.— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) June 10, 2017
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