Aerial Footage Shows Man Being Rescued From Water Tank

The tank was at a waste water treatment plant located at 3701 N. State Road 7.

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    Watch aerial footage as authorities rescue a worker who fell several feet into a water Lauderdale Lakes water tank early Friday morning. (Published Friday, Nov 9, 2012)

    Authorities said a worker sustained a foot injury after falling four feet into a Lauderdale Lakes water tank early Friday morning.

    The tank was at a waste water treatment plant located at 3701 N. State Road 7. The man is in his mid-40s, conscious and breathing. Air rescue is on standby to fly him to Broward Health Medical Center.

    The call came in around 8 a.m.

    Footage showed the man on stretcher and seven first repsonders coming to his aid.

    He was secured on the stretcher and lifted out of the tank with ropes.

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