Man Falls 20 Feet Into Hull of Ship

Tampa Fire Rescue received a call at approximately 7:08 a.m. regarding a man who fell approximately 20 feet into the hull of a ship.

Officials say the 31-year-old was working on the ship, which was docked near the Port of Tampa.

Rescue personnel responded to1800 Grant Street to safely remove the man by a rescue basket shortly after 9 a.m. and is being taken to Tampa General Hospital.

The extent of his injuries is not clear, but it appears to be non-life threatening.

 

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News Talk Florida Staff