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Construction Accident

DATE & TIME: 1/31/2019 at 1036

LOCATION: 8477 Timber Ridge Dr., Firth, NE

OFFENSE: Construction Accident       

CASE #: 2019-0489

The Gage County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the above address regarding a construction accident involving injury.

Upon an investigation and speaking with other workers, it was determined three men were working on an overhang part of the roof on the backside of the house. A support brace broke causing part of the roof and workers to fall to the ground, approximately 20 feet.

All three men sustained injuries and were transported to Bryan West. Their injuries were not considered life threatening.

Agencies responding to the scene were Firth Fire, Lincoln Fire and Rescue, Star Care and Adams Rescue.


Deputy Spencer Behrens #90317


Sheriff Millard “Gus” Gustafson #903