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Washington Township Man, 84, Rescued From Roof

The man sustained a cut on his head and a possible broken rib, responders said.
The man sustained a cut on his head and a possible broken rib, responders said. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Washington Township PD

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Washington Township first responders rescued an 84-year-old man from his roof after he fell.

Along with police Cpl. Steve Riedel and Officer Mike Ferrarini, township firefighters used a bucket ladder to get to the man and bring him down safely on Saturday.

The Hillsdale Volunteer Ambulance Service took the victim to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood with a cut on his head and possible broken rib.

Police didn't say what he was doing up there in the first place.

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