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Construction Collapse in Glendale

By Ron Hart March 04, 2016 717
Scaffolding Collapsed in a Glendale Construction Accident

Glendale Firefighters responded to a construction accident today. Scaffolding near 59th and Peoria collapsed sending two workers to a trauma center with non-life-threatening but serious injuries. Workers were about 30 feet up when a catastrophic failure caused the system to collapse. Both were wearing helmets and other workers nearby along with civilians assisted in the rescue efforts.

OSHA inspectors are on scene. Glendale Fire's Technical Rescue team evaluated the collapse for safety and secured the area. No firefighter injuries reported.

 

Ron Hart

Public Information Officer-Captain-Paramedic

Glendale Fire Department, AZ

C:602-312-0204

On Call PIO/Google Voice: 602-845-0228

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