Worker injured at Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant

Back River Wastewater Treatment PlantEmergency personnel had to rescue a worker at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant on Wednesday morning.

At about 10:45 a.m., the worker fell into one of the tanks at the Essex facility while working in a trench.

The Baltimore County Fire Department had to use a Stokes basket to rescue the man, who sustained injuries to his neck.

He is expected to survive.


No one else was injured in the incident.


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