Gainesville Fire rescues worker trapped in trench

Photo credit: Gainesville Fire Rescue

Gainesville Fire Rescue's specially trained technical team rescued a construction worker trapped in a trench Thursday morning.

GFR said the worker was buried under two feet of dirt in a 25 ft hole near the VA on SW 16th Ave.

GFR said the patient is conscious and breathing and was transported to Shands.

This is a developing story. We will provide updates as we get them.

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