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Worker transported to hospital after getting trapped on a service rig by Bromhead

Estevan fire crews responded to a workplace incident by Bromhead.
Estevan Fire Rescue building
The Estevan Fire Rescue Service building.

ESTEVAN - On April 2 at about 11:30 a.m., Estevan fire crews and other emergency services were called to a workplace incident that occurred south of Bromhead.

According to the report, a worker got trapped 50 feet off the ground on a service rig. The initial information said person’s hand and arm were trapped between two pieces of casing, and required extrication.

Firefighters responded to the location, but just before they arrived on scene, the new information came in stating that the worker was freed and was in the on-site medical unit.

Estevan Fire Chief Dale Feser said firefighters were able to meet with people transferring the injured person on the way, and assisted EMS with patient transfer prior to returning to the fire station.

Feser added that there were significant injuries to the individual, however, they were non-life threatening.

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