Brewster firefighters rescue man trapped in mine near train station

They say the man and four of his friends “went exploring into the sealed-off mines and became trapped on a lower ledge.”

News 12 Staff

Sep 18, 2023, 9:24 PM

Updated 310 days ago

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Brewster firefighters rescued a man who became trapped in a mine Sunday night.
They say the man and four of his friends “went exploring into the sealed-off mines and became trapped on a lower ledge.”
After attempts by his friends to get him out failed, they called for help. The man was eventually rescued after midnight.
A Facebook post on the Brewster Fire Department page says that “Brewster firefighters did an excellent job under dangerous conditions, including dodging bats at first and then pouring rain.”
Video courtesy of Brewster Fire Department:


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