Chattanooga Fire Department responded to call for a person that had fallen 20 feet down into a trench Monday.
The fall occurred around noon on the 12th Street side of the TVA Building according to CFD.
When arriving on the scene firefighters located a TVA contract worker that fallen into a concrete trench beside the building.
Fire Department personnel entered the trench to administer patient care and prepare the victim for extrication.
Chattanooga Fire Departments Urban Search and Rescue Team prepared a technical rope rescue to lift the man out of the trench.
The rescue took about 25 to 30 minutes the man was transported to Erlanger Hospital.
This beautiful, Biblical outdoor theme park is located on more than two hundred acres of land in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Crews are currently working to clear the 2100 block of Cummings Highway.
Police spokeswoman Evie West tells Channel 3, the child was left in the van for about 20 minutes while the temperature was about 93 degrees outside.
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
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