El Paso and Sunland fire departments work to save man stuck in pipe

EPFD, SPFD save man stuck in pipe

El Paso firefighters rescued a man who fell into a pipe on Doniphan Drive and Hillside Drive near the Rio Grande Power Plant.

A spokesperson with the El Paso Fire Department said the man who was rescued was in his early 30s.

Sunland Park police responded first just after midnight Tuesday.

After his rescue, the man refused to go to the hospital and said he was fine to leave by himself.

The scene was cleared a few hours later.