Injured worker rescued from construction site in Fort Lauderdale

A worker who injured his back was rescued from a construction site Thursday morning in Fort Lauderdale.

The injured worker was rescued from the 12th floor of a building under construction at 299 N. Federal Highway.

Fort Lauderdale firefighters helped the injured worker into a rescue basket. One brave firefighter clung to the basket while the two men were lowered to the ground.

Firefighters waiting on the ground helped the injured worker onto a stretcher and placed him into the back of an ambulance.

The injured worker was taken to Broward Health Medical Center. His condition was not immediately known.

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