First Responders used a pulley and harness system to pull the victim out.
Dix Hills, NY - October 22, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Emergency Service and Second Precinct officers along with several fire departments helped rescue a man who fell into a mud hole in Dix Hills on Friday, October 19.
Trevor Borders was digging on the side of the foundation of a house, located on Woodfern Court when he started to sink at approximately 10:10 a.m. Borders tried to free himself but fell waist-deep into the mud hole, approximately eight feet into the ground. He was conscious and alert the entire time.
First Responders used a pulley and harness system to pull Borders out at approximately 12:40 p.m.
Suffolk County Police Medical Crisis Action Team (MedCAT), Fourth Precinct officers along with the Dix Hills, Huntington Manor, and East Farmingdale Fire Departments assisted.