Person freed after being partially buried in trench in Rockville

One person was freed after being partially buried in a trench, according to Montgomery County officials.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue tweeted about the incident Thursday afternoon saying several people were in a trench in the 600 block of Veirs Dr. near Oakwood Dr. in Rockville.

Officials say everyone in the trench was safely rescued excluding a person who was partially buried up to the waist. 

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PHOTO: Pete Piringer @mcfrsPIO

It took crews about an hour to get that person out of the trench. Officials say after being extricated, the person was taken to a local trauma center for treatment.

No update was provided on that person's condition.

Officials say the trench was six feet deep, three feet wide and about 10 feet long.