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Man rescued after trapped at water treatment plant

6 years 11 months 5 days ago Thursday, March 23 2017 Mar 23, 2017 March 23, 2017 11:23 AM March 23, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Firefighters responded to a call of a man trapped in a confined space Thursday morning in Baton Rouge.

According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, the incident was reported after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the North Baton Rouge Wastewater Treatment plant near the intersection of Woodpecker at Ave M. The man was in a ten-foot confinement space and could not climb back up the ladder due to weakness, according to the fire department. 

Sources say the man is awake, alert and stable. Firefighters harnessed him out and he was transported as a precaution. No injuries were reported. 

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