BOSTON (WHDH) - First responders were able to remove debris and free a construction worker who fell to the ground after a second-floor porch collapsed on Sunday.

Boston Fire and EMS crews were called to Park Street in Dorchester around 3 p.m. after receiving reports of a man falling when a building’s rear porch gave way.

Firefighters and paramedics arrived to find a second-floor, rear porch had collapsed, taking a worker and the first-floor’s porch down with it.

Officials said they were able to safely extricate the worker buried beneath the rubble and take him to a hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Boston Fire Public Information Officer and Firefighter Brian Alkins told 7NEWS a building inspector was also requested to determine whether the home was still safe for residents to continue living in.

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