City employee safe after being trapped in cave-in

Posted at 1:16 PM, Dec 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-22 14:48:24-05

A City of Temple Public Works employee is safe after he was trapped in a cave-in in South Temple on Friday morning. 

Around 10:30 a.m., the employee was working on a water line break on Midway Drive when a section of the soil gave way and trapped him up to the mid-calf area of his legs, Temple Fire and Rescue said. 

The employee was freed by coworkers. He was evaluated by Temple EMS and refused an offer of medical transport. 

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