FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue (FDLFR) treated a construction worker who was electrocuted while holding onto a pole.

According to authorities, on Jan. 11 around 8:15 a.m., FDLFR responded to a report of a construction worker who was electrocuted. FDLFR treated a male who had been holding on to a pole that came in contact with a primary electrical line.

The worker was knocked to the ground and had chest pain and tingling in their fingers.

According to a release, the patient refused to go to be transported to the hospital and went back to work.

Alliant Energy and City Building Inspector called to the scene. 

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