MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 17-year-old is in serious condition after falling five stories at Fruen Mill in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Firefighters were called to the scene at 301 Thomas Avenue North shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday night. When they arrived, they found three teenagers; one of whom had fallen five stories onto the ground floor.
Crews cut through fencing and plywood and were able to rescue him. He was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.
The two other teens did not suffer any injuries.
Fruen Mill has been the site of many serious injuries and a few fatalities in the past 20 years. In June of 2020, a woman fell two stories, suffering non-life threatening injuries. In 2016, a man survived a 40-foot fall inside the building.