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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester firefighters were called into action this morning following an accident at the construction site where the new Middle School is being built in northwest Rochester.

A news release on the incident says a construction worker fell 15-20 feet into a sloped trench shortly after 10 AM. The responding firefighters were able to safely remove the injured worker within 10 minutes of their arrival at the site in the 5500 block of 65th Street Northwest.

The construction worker, who was not identified, was transported by ambulance to the hospital for medical treatment. Information about the severity of the worker's injuries is not available.

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