Rocky Hill officials save injured man from roof on Friday afternoon

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ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTNH) — The Rocky Hill Fire Department assisted the Emergency Medical Services in removing an injured man from the roof of a single-family home early Friday afternoon.

When officials arrived at 2:04 p.m., Assistant Chief Kromas found a man suffering from a non-life-threatening leg injury.

Deputy Chief Gentile and Chief Garrahy determined that in order to bring the man back down to safety, they would need to conduct an aerial rescue.

Engine 3 was positioned at the back end of the house and it’s aerial ladder, used as a crane, enabled firefighters to access and lower the victim. He was placed in a Stokes basket for stabilization.

Officials were able to safely complete the rescue.

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