Stranded Construction Worker Rescued From Tower

New Castle – Fire Crews were called to the Croda bio-ethanol plant this morning around 9:30 a.m. for reports of an injured worker. Arriving units found that the worker located on one of the plant’s towers and quickly called for the New Castle County’s High Angle Rescue Team.

Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation) was also alerted. While the High Angle Rescue Team was on route crews used a onsite crane and sky-lift to reach the patient.  Shortly after the teams arrival the woker was lowered in a stokes basket using the onsite crane.

Reports from the scene indicate the patient’s condition is not-life threatening

Crews alerted Trooper 4 that they would not be utilized.

Developing. We’ll have more soon