CONCORD, N.H. (WHDH) - Concord, New Hampshire fire crews rescued a person who fell about 20 feet down a storm drain near the Steeplegate Mall on Wednesday morning.

Firefighters responding to a person in the storm drain around 7 a.m. used hazardous materials meters to ensure there was enough oxygen in the confined space before a firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus reached the person with a fire department ladder, according to a statement.

The patient was able to ascend the ladder and refused to be taken to the hospital.

No additional information was immediately available.

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