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Worker Rescued From Scaffolding At Indiana Government Center

Last updated on Saturday, August 3, 2013

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A worker was taken to the hospital after a scaffolding accident an Indiana state office building.

It happened at the Indiana Government Center Friday afternoon. The worker is a pipe fitter who was replacing pipe in a stairwell.

Indianapolis Fire Department crews deployed their rope team to rescue the worker.

A hammer or other tool fell, striking the worker in the face and causing lacerations. The worker is in stable condition.

The worker was approximately 20 feet up in a tight space. Crews worked together to deploy the system and get the man down to safety.

The man was taken to a local hospital.

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