DEVELOPING: Colorado Springs Fire Department rescues victim from trench

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The Colorado Springs Fire Department performs at trench rescue Friday morning.

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) is on the scene of a trench rescue near Sister Grove and Tutt Boulevard.

UPDATE: According to CSFD, the trench was just below a bulldozer. The victim has been rescued with an injury to their leg.

Fire crews are working to extricate the victim from the trench with Heavy Rescue 17 on scene.

According to CSFD, the Heavy Rescue Team is made up of 24 firefighters trained in technical rescue skills. Their training includes building collapse, high angle rescue, trench collapse, confined space, heavy machinery entrapments, dive rescue, swiftwater, and ice rescue.

FOX21 has a crew on the way to the scene and will update as more information is released.

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