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Man rescued after falling into pit near Sand Island

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SAND ISLAND, OAHU (HAWAIINEWSNOW) -

A 39-year-old man suffered lower back injuries after falling 12 to 15 feet from a ladder into a pit at the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Honolulu Fire Department crew members successfully rescued the man from the pit Tuesday morning after responding to a call concerning the accident.

Four HFD units were present on the scene while the man was taken out of the pit before he was transferred to Emergency Medical Services.

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