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Teen rescued after 30-foot fall down ventilation shaft

September 13, 2012 2:35:23 PM PDT
A 16-year-old boy in Rockland County was rescued after falling 30 feet down a ventilation shaft.

The incident happened Wednesday night in Stony Point.

Firefighters had to cut into the ventilation shaft's duct work to pull the teen to safety.

Officials said the boy suffered a compound fracture to his lower leg or ankle.

He is being treated at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.

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