Lhe Brussels firefighters intervened, Thursday around 1:30 p.m., avenue Nekkersgat in Uccle, for a worker who was buried in a trench. The man was able to be extracted, then he was taken to hospital, but his condition is not worrying.
“We intervened, with the 112 medical services, to free a worker who was partly buried at the back of a house, avenue Nekkersgat in Uccle. He was in a trench three meters deep when a rockslide occurred. The whole lower part of his body was stuck,” explained Walter Derieuw, spokesman for the Brussels fire brigade.
“The place was not accessible with heavy equipment, because it was too narrow, and to avoid a new landslide, the firefighters manually cleared the victim for 45 minutes. He was evacuated to the hospital, but his condition is not worrying, ”said the spokesperson.