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Construction worker injured in fall at wastewater plant

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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -

A construction contractor was injured Thursday morning in a fall at the wastewater plant in Essex Junction.

Police say the man was climbing down a ladder into an empty waste treatment tank. The ladder was not properly secured and the worker fell about 15 feet. He suffered a leg injury.

Rescue crews were brought in to get him out of the tank and to the hospital.

The injured man's company is installing equipment to increase the capacity of the wastewater plant.

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