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Man rescued after he becomes trapped in pit in Co Down

A man has been rescued after he became trapped in a pit in Hillsborough.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 8.29am on Friday December 19 to the Comber Road where the man was trapped.

Seven fire appliances were sent to the incident where the man was removed from the pit by Fire crews.

He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

The incident was over by 9:39am and has now been passed to the Health and Safety Executive.

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