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Firefighters Rescue Man Stuck in Well for Four Hours

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Technical rescue work for Pearl River firefighters

Rockland Report – On Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:23 pm, the Orangetown Police Department responded to a residence on West Washington Avenue in Pearl River in regards to an injured male. A 20 year old male working for a private company was inspecting the driveway when he fell into a dry unused water well on the property.

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The individual was in the hole for 4 hours before he was discovered. The Pearl River Fire Department were able to remove the man from the hole In less than 27 minutes. In the video above we interview Pearl River Fire Chief Spoelstra and have some exclusive photos of the rescue.

The man was transported to Westchester Medical Center for further elevation.

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