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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Man Hurt After Forty Foot Fall

A man taken to hospital after a falling off a ladder about forty feet to a boat below.

City fire crews providing some help to Simonds fire at the scene on the Wharf road off Garnet Settlement road.

Crews responded to the scene just after 6pm and spent about two hours there.

Platoon chief Peter Saab tells CHSJ News they brought one of their aerial trucks and assisted with a vertical lift getting the man from the boat back on to the shore and with paramedics.

The man's injuries are said to be serious.