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Injured worker rescued from Las Vegas Strip construction site

The Clark County Fire Department rescued an injured worker at the Resorts World construction site Monday afternoon.

Just before 1 p.m., the Clark County Fire Department’s technical rescue team responded to 3000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, the construction site for Resorts World, to aid an injured worker, the fire department said in a news release.

Upon arrival, personnel ascended to the 59th floor to access the patient. Firefighters stabilized and placed the worker on a stretcher. Once the patient was secured, he and a firefighter were lowered to the ground by a crane on site, the release said.

The patient was taken to University Medical Center in stable condition, it said.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0256. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter.

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