The Calgary Fire Department has now left the scene of an aerial rescue in the city’s southeast, after a man fell down a deep trench.

At approximately 12:20 p.m. MT crews responded to an area near 84th street and 34th avenue southeast.

84th Street and 34th Avenue SE, calgary

When firefighters arrived they found a man who had fallen 15 feet into a shoring trench box.

Fire officials secured the patient to a stretcher and performed an aerial rescue to remove him from the trench.

Roads in the area were closed, but have since reopened.