PF&R Responds When a Man Falls Five Stories (253 N Broadway)

May 21, 2015 01:05

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5/20/15- Tonight at 10:00 pm Portland Fire crews were called to the Paramount Apartments at 253 N Broadway. Firefighters found a man down in a very small inner courtyard at the apartments. He reportedly fallen from a window that was located 5 stories above him.

Access into the courtyard was extremely limited so firefighters set up a low angle rescue system using ropes and ladders. The man's injuries were stabilized and he was lifted out of the small area. The man was moved to a waiting ambulance and transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. His injuries are considered life threatening.

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