NEW YORK — Firefighters finally pulled a trapped worker out of the mud and to safety early Wednesday, after working for four hours to free him as he worked on the Second Avenue Subway construction project.
The firefighter was hoisted out of the subway trench at Second Avenue and 95th Street at 12:41 a.m. He was on a stretcher when a crane pulled him up alongside two rescue workers.
More Images From The Rescue Operation:
Crazy scene outside of my window. Streets closed off in every direction. #NYC https://t.co/ld3hb9jM4Y— LoTwirls
Now: #FDNY at 2nd Ave/95th St, #Manhattan, to free worker trapped in “muck” 100 ft below ground. http://t.co/bOYfzoIxVJ— FDNY
Now: #FDNY continues high-angle rescue to free worker trapped at 2nd Ave/95 St, #Manhattan. http://t.co/R9tFGUWCOq— FDNY
Now: #FDNY members remove worker from trench in #Manhattan. http://t.co/DY6K6kjVIY— FDNY
FDNY reports worker has been removed and is in stable condition https://t.co/SwM7qNre8B #NYC— BuzzFeed News
FDNY Fire and EMS Members Free Worker Trapped Underground: