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Operator in medical distress rescued from crane

December 12, 2022  By CTV News

Ottawa firefighters and Ottawa paramedics rescued a crane operator Friday after a medical emergency 100 feet in the air.

The crane is at a construction site in the area of Merivale Road and Central Park Drive. Firefighters were called to aid in a rope rescue just after 11 a.m. because the operator was in medical distress.

Ottawa paramedics said the operator is a 35-year-old woman, and crews were able to get the her back on the ground safely, where she was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

(CTV News)


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