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Construction worker trapped in West Kelowna

A construction worker was trapped at this work site in West Kelowna Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Image Credit: West Kelowna Fire Rescue
September 23, 2015 - 4:46 PM

KELOWNA – A construction worker had to be rescued from a building in West Kelowna today, Sept. 23, after the truss system above him collapsed.

Shortly after 2:30 p.m., West Kelowna Fire Rescue responded to a building that was under construction on Carrington Road. A media release says firefighters from Lakeview Heights and Westbank stations used an aerial ladder truck to access and free the patient, who was then treated for unspecified injuries.

According to the release, RCMP and Worksafe B.C. are investigating the incident.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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