Worker rescued after falling into 30-foot well behind home

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Posted: Sep 26, 2015 3:38 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say a worker has been rescued after falling into a 30-foot well behind a home in Atlanta.

Atlanta fire department spokesman firefighter Cortez Stafford says the man was rescued Saturday morning.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/1VfIwPe ) the worker was in the well for about an hour before being plucked out. The report says the worker, who wasn't immediately identified, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say the worker had been called to cover a well behind the home.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com