Crews work to retrieve man from trench in Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN, Colo. (KDVR) — Crews are working to retrieve a man who fell about 20 feet deep into a water-filled trench on Friday evening, Loveland Fire reported.

A call was received around 3:45 p.m. for a confined space rescue at Thompson River Ranch, which is currently under construction.

When crews arrived, three workers were attempting to get him out. Loveland Fire confirmed the man trapped is a construction worker.

Rescue crews cleared the area, sending the workers away from the scene.

Front Range Fire Rescue, Greeley Fire, Poudre Fire Authority, Windsor-Severance Fire and Johnstown and Loveland police departments are all assisting.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new details as they are received.

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