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Toledo fire crews respond to construction site incident

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    Man suffered a medical emergency while working in a hole in the ground at a construction site in North Toledo.

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    Toledo Fire and Rescue personnel get the rescued worker from a construction pit on Water St. in Toledo.

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Toledo Fire and Rescue Department crews rescued a construction worker who suffered a reported medical emergency while working in a large excavation along the Toledo waterfront.

The incident, reported shortly before 2 p.m. occurred at the site of a large shaft being dug in Water Street near Lagrange Street as part of construction of a new underground sewage lagoon nearby.

The fire department subsequently reported that the worker had been extricated and taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.

WATCH: Crews respond to medical emergency at construction site

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