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Crews in Ogden extract person trapped in trench

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Posted at 5:03 PM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 19:58:23-04

Ogden and Riverdale Fire Departments heave rescue teams responded Friday afternoon to an individual who was trapped in a trench near 9th and Washington in Ogden.

Crews were working to, “extricate the trapped person,” according to Ogden Fire Department’s Twitter.

According to Batallion Chief Mike Slater of Ogden fire, a construction company was doing work in a trench when a 6,000 lbs. metal plate fell on a worker. Ogden fire responded and had the worker out of the trench in under an hour. He was transported to a local hospital. 14 firefighters assisted with the rescue

 No further information on the patient’s condition has been made available at this time.