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Person Rescued From Atop Construction Site Near Navy Yard Metro

by Tim Regan — April 12, 2016 at 1:40 pm 0

Emergency crews with D.C. Fire and EMS rescued someone who was seriously injured and stranded atop a construction site near the Navy Yard Metro stop earlier today.

Rescuers were called for an unconscious person at a construction site on the 1200 block of 1st St. SE around 12:27 p.m., according to D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez.

The person was lowered from atop the unfinished building and taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries at 1:18 p.m., Mendez said.

A similar high-angle rescue was undertaken on the same block last month after someone assaulted a man at the site of the forthcoming F1RST mixed-use development at 1277 1st St. SE.

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