Trench Rescue

Firefighters work to rescue a worker at a construction site in Crown Heights on May 1, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Construction Worker Pulled From Collapsed Trench In Crown Heights

The incident began at around 9 a.m. The worker was pulled from the trench at around 9:50 a.m.


Two workers were trapped in a trench in Boonton Township, New Jersey on Wednesday, Oct. 1. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Workers Believed Dead, 1 Body Recovered In Boonton Township, N.J.

Two construction workers became trapped in a trench in Boonton Township, New Jersey Wednesday afternoon, and published reports said both were believed to be dead.


The site of a trench rescue in Freehold Township on June 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Rescued From Trench In Freehold Township

The worker was digging a hole for a septic tanks when a support wall fell, pinning the man’s leg, investigators said.


An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

Worker Rescued From 8-Foot Deep Hole In Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

A man was hospitalized Monday evening after being rescued from a narrow, eight-foot-deep hole at a construction site in Brooklyn.


Queens Trench Rescue

Worker Pulled Safely From Muddy Trench In Kew Gardens, Queens

Firefighters rescued a construction worker from a muddy trench in the Kew Gardens section of Queens early Tuesday evening.