May 25—Seattle Fire Paramedics transported a second man in two weeks to Harborview Medical Center after falling off of an abandoned fuel tank at Gas Works Park.
At 12:51 a.m., Seattle Firefighters were called to an off-limits area of Gas Works Park for reports of a man who was injured after falling from a structure at the park. Firefighters arrived to find a 19-year-old man on the ground with several fractures and possible internal injuries. The young man had fallen from an estimated distance of 30 feet on the north side of a fuel tank. The area the man was climbing in was cordoned off with razor wire fencing and no trespassing signs.
Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.
On Saturday May 12 at 2 a.m., firefighters responded to a fenced-off area of the park to an injured 25-year-old man who fell 10-15 feet off an abandoned fuel tank. Firefighters had to use stokes basket to rescue the man from a metal platform that was about 50 feet off the ground.
Seattle Fire Paramedics transported the 25-year-old to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition with a broken leg.