Construction worker stuck in trench, recovery effort underway
4:49 PM, Jun 5, 2018
4:44 AM, Jun 6, 2018
BALTIMORE - A 19-year-old construction worker is buried 15-feet underground near the Clifton Park neighborhood.
The Baltimore Fire Department is on the scene at N. Chester Street and Sinclair Lane of the trench recovery effort.
Officials say the man was working on a sewage line.
UPDATE: Blair Skinner with BCFD says this has been A labor intensive recovery effort. Still haven’t found the construction worker. Had some water issues but Dpw was able to shut the water off.
Hole now a little over 20 feet deep.
Prepared to be out here all night. @WMAR2Newspic.twitter.com/KFXqAz6fm6
BREAKING: Active trench rescue.
An adult man is stuck 15 feet underground. He was working inside the when he got trapped by a pile of dirt and debris. The hole he was working in wasn’t properly showed up. Right now this backhoe is creating a protective barrier. pic.twitter.com/9UeKJnUdJ7