Fire crews rescue an injured worker from the roof of a building on the northeast corner of Route 41 and Route 173 in Wadsworth Friday morning. | Photo: Pleasant Prairie Fire

Firefighters had to use a ladder truck to rescue a construction worker who collapsed on a roof at a construction site in Wadsworth, fire officials said.

The Newport Fire Protection District responded around 9:15 a.m. Friday to the area of Route 173 and Route 41 for a report of an injured person.

A 911 caller initially reported a construction worker had fallen on a building.

The caller later reported the man did not fall but instead had possibly fainted and stopped breathing, according to a 911 dispatcher.

Firefighters and paramedics found the injured construction worker on the rooftop of a building that was under construction.

Fire crews rescue an injured worker from the roof of a building on the northeast corner of Route 41 and Route 173 in Wadsworth Friday morning. | Photo: Pleasant Prairie Fire

The Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Fire and Rescue Department was requested to the scene with their ladder tower truck, fire officials said.

Firefighters placed the injured worker in a Stokes basket, which was set on the bucket of the ladder truck.

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Firefighters lowered the ladder to the ground and the victim was transferred to an awaiting ambulance, fire officials said.

Paramedics transported the man to Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital for treatment.