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Trench Rescue

At 11 a.m. on May 3, 2018, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a trench rescue at East Brewster Street.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with one engine, one rescue, one truck, and an incident commander.

The first-arriving crew was met by construction workers that stated one of their coworkers was trapped in a trench. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue crews were able to remove the patient from the trench. The patient was transported to Avera McKennan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was assisted by the Sioux Falls Police Department and Paramedics Plus Ambulance during this event.

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