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Construction worker rescued from bottom of Ville-Marie excavation site

Montreal firefighters perform dramatic rescue from STM work site
WATCH ABOVE: Montreal firefighters were needed to rescue a 32-year-old construction worker from an excavation site.

Montreal firefighters rescued a constructed worker from an STM construction site Tuesday after he had fallen ill around 7:00 a.m.

The 32-year-old man suffered a health issue while working at the bottom of a 20-metre excavation site.

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The man’s co-workers called emergency services to save him.

“Our rescue team was deployed to use a system of pulleys and a gurney to pull the man out,” said Montreal fire department spokesperson Luc Galarneau.

Urgences Santé was at the location but were unable to transport the victim by using the stairs.”

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The man was successfully extracted from the dig site and was transported to hospital in stable condition.

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