credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ

credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ

PONTIAC (WWJ) – Two men are injured but alive after they were rescued from a Pontiac water tower.

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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.

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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.

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