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Man falls inside water tower in Waterloo

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- While sandblasting inside the water tower at Martin Luther King and Linden Ave., a man fell 30 feet inside the tower.

The man was not able to lower himself and emergency crews responded to the scene to rescue him. He was safely removed from the tower after a little over an hour.

Police are not releasing the man's name and at this time it's not known what type of injuries he has.

Authorities say they were well prepared for today's rescue after recent training for above ground emergencies.

 

 

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