Man rescued after being trapped under relocatable house

Wed, Mar 29
A police car (file).

A man has been rescued after being trapped under a relocatable house near Carterton this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Chester Road, West Taratahi about 9.40am.

A Fire and Emergency (FENZ) spokesperson said they found a man trapped under the house, which was on stands, on arrival.

Crews cut a hole into the house's floor to free the man, the spokesperson said.

"One person is being assessed by ambulance," a police spokesperson said, adding WorkSafe will be notified of the incident.


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