Worker falls nearly four stories inside empty water tank in Jefferson County

Worker falls nearly four stories inside empty water tank in Jefferson County

Worker falls nearly four stories inside empty water tank in Jefferson County

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 14, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 14 at 3:36 PM

Worker falls inside water tank

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FESTUS, Mo (KMOV.com) -- A worker fell nearly 40 feet inside a water tank while sandblasting Wednesday morning.

The tank is located in the 4100 block of Plass Road. According to reports, the man’s safety harness broke and he fell to the tank’s floor.

He was conscious and alert as he was airlifted to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown.

 

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