A 25-year-old Medford man accidentally dropped his cellular phone down a storm drain on Route 112 near Granny Road at approximately 6:40 p.m. The man attempted to retrieve the phone but slipped and fell into the drain’s holding tank where he became trapped. He was able to call 911 with a second cellular phone that he had with him.
Emergency Service Section Officers Paul Carpenito and William Judge responded and used a reciprocating saw and a ladder to get to the victim. They were able to free the victim who was not injured.
Officers Rescue Man Who Fell Into Storm Drain While Attempting to Retrieve Phone