MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Fire Department rescued a person who fell down a manhole Monday morning in the North Loop.

According to the department, an adult male fell about 15 feet down a manhole on the 200 block of 1st Street North, not far from Spoon and Stable.

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The manhole was not on the street, but rather a pit inside the storage area of a building. The man who fell owned and worked in the building, according to the fire department.

The pit is usually covered, but the cover was removed for unknown reasons.

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Authorities said the man was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Fire crews set up an apparatus to pull the man up and out of the hole.

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It’s not yet clear how the man fell in.