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Crews rescue man in Cordova after trench collapse

The man was rescued on Thursday in the 1300 block of 2nd Street in Cordova.

CORDOVA, Ill. — A man was rescued Thursday after a trench collapsed in Cordova.

Responders were called around 5 p.m. for the man stuck in the 1300 block of 2nd Street, according to the Cordova Fire Department.

The rescue took about three and a half hours with crews building a make-shift wall to save the man as quickly as possible.

Cordova Fire Department said the man is doing OK and no one was seriously injured.

As of Thursday, officials have not released the cause of the collapse.

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