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Fairfield Firefighters Rescue Man Who Broke Leg While Painting

Fairfield firefighters attempted to rescue a man on Burr Street after he fell and broke his leg Tuesday afternoon.
Fairfield firefighters attempted to rescue a man on Burr Street after he fell and broke his leg Tuesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield firefighters completed a complex rescue of a man who fell at his home on Burr Street and broke his leg Tuesday afternoon, according to the Connecticut Post.

Firefighters were considering the use of a Stokes basket, which is used to remove an injured person from a cramped space, the Post said.

The man fell while trying to paint his home, said the Connecticut Post.

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