Brockton man rescued after fall into water, hospitalized

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BROCKTON — At 7:14 p.m., the Brockton Fire Alarm office received a call about a man who had fallen off a wall and into a body of water behind 145 Campanelli Drive.

Brockton Police Department, Brockton Fire, and Brewster Ambulance Service personnel quickly responded to the scene.

Police officers, arriving first, managed to lift the victim partially out of the water onto a steep embankment.

Firefighters then entered the water and successfully extricated the man using a Stokes basket.

CPR was continued as the rescue team worked.

The victim was carefully removed from the wooded area to a waiting ambulance and transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center for further treatment.

Details regarding his current condition have not been released to the public.

The incident remains under investigation by the Brockton Police Department to determine the circumstances that led to the fall.

Photo documentation of the rescue operation was provided on Facebook by Dave Stewart of Massfirepics.

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