Trap­ped in trench

Vision (Canada) - - Actualités • News - - Gregg Chamberlain

A Ro­ck­land man was doing some home re­pairs when he had an ac­ci­dent and nee­ded help get­ting out from un­der. Po­lice, pa­ra­me­dics, fi­re­figh­ters, in­clu­ding mem­bers of the Ot­ta­wa Fire Trench Re­co­ve­ry Unit, were cal­led to a pri­vate re­si­dence east of Ro­ck­land on Sept. 27 in res­ponse to an emer­gen­cy call.The fire re­scue spe­cia­lists suc­cee­ded in get­ting a 57-year-old man out of a trench where he was trap­ped.The man, name not re­vea­led, was then air­lif­ted to Ot­ta­wa Ci­vic Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment of se­vere in­ju­ries.

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