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Man trapped down sewage drain in Mentone

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03 Dec 2018
MFB firefighters are currently working to rescue a man trapped down sewage drain at Lower Dandenong Road in Mentone.

Crews received the call just after 8:30am this morning with more than 20 firefighters including aerial appliances being utilised.

Rescuing the man is a delicate operation and crews are expected to be on scene for some time. 

More to come… 


Update as of 10:08am

MFB crews successfully retrieved a man who had fallen down a sewage drain at 9:55am this morning. 

Specialists from MFB’s High Angle Rescue Team devised a plan to safely remove the individual. 

The man has been placed in the care of Ambulance Victoria. 

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