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Rockland crews rescue man from roof

Jun 08, 2018
Photo by: Rockland Fire Department Rockland Fire and Emergency Medical Services rescue an injured man from the roof of a building.

Rockland — A Rockland Fire and Emergency Medical Services crew rescued a man from the roof of a waterfront office building.about 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, at the Water Street building owned by Rockland Harbor Park LLC.

A worker was performing some repairs to the roof of the building when he was injured. Three trucks, including the department's ladder truck, responded to bring the man down safely from the roof.

The effort took about 20 minutes. The man was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport for minor injuries.

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Comments (4)
Posted by: Stephen K Carroll | Jun 11, 2018 13:37

Steve your forgetting the the news premise I live by and often quoted by long time reporter Emmett Mera "Never let facts interfere with a good story"

Posted by: Stephen Betts | Jun 10, 2018 14:03


The city purchased the ladder truck in 2005 for $770,000. The truck, which arrived in 2006, has been used at many fire scenes and a few rescues over the past decade plus.

Posted by: Barry Douglas Morse | Jun 10, 2018 10:43

Thankful that the worker's injuries weren't serious.

Posted by: Stephen K Carroll | Jun 10, 2018 07:40

Great news Rockland finally gets to use their 3 million dollar ladder truck that they couldn't live without

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