PONTIAC (WWJ) – Two men are injured but alive after they were rescued from a Pontiac water tower.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: EV's Supercharging Impact Across Metro Detroit
Police said it was not immediately clear how the two got trapped inside the tower as they were working on it Friday afternoon — but they either fell off the scaffolding or the scaffolding fell.
Multiple rescue teams were at the scene, near the corner of Montcalm and Edison near Joslyn Road.READ MORE: Son Fatally Shoots Mother While Driving On Woodward Near Royal Oak
The two workers were out of the tower by around 5 p.m.
Both of them were hurt, according to police speaking to WWJ’s Stephanie Davis at the scene. One of them suffered broken bones. A fire official said they were in “bad shape.”
No further information was available about the workers’ conditions and their names have not been released.MORE NEWS: Wixom Man Charged In Shooting Death Of Father's Ex-Girlfriend
An investigation into the incident is underway.