Nov. 01--JENKS -- A Jenks Public Works employee was hospitalized Thursday morning after falling into a sewage tank.
Jenks firefighters were called about 8:05 a.m. to the 10900 block of South Oak Avenue to rescue a man who had fallen down a ladder inside a sewage lift station, Fire Capt. Gary Friedell said.
Friedell said the Public Works employee dropped an estimated 10 feet, severely injuring his ankle.
Crews used ropes and a harness to pull the man out of the confined space, he said.
The unidentified man was transported by EMSA to a local hospital.
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