LOS ANGELES - Firefighters Thursday rescued a person who fell into an approximately 50-foot trench in East Hollywood.
Shortly before 9 a.m., an adult male fell into a trench on a construction site located at 1411 N. Hobart Boulevard.
The man was responsive and communicating with firefighters, officials said.
Firefighters were able to secure the man with a two-line rope system in order to hoist him out of the trench.
It took firefighters a little over 30 minutes to free the man. He was then transported by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation.
Additional details were not immediately available.