Excavation crane slides into Newark Bay - New York News

Excavation crane slides into Newark Bay

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters on the water and land are on the scene of an excavation crane that fell into Newark Bay.

A fire department spokesman says it happened Thursday near Delancey Street.

The spokesman says firefighters are trying to determine whether anyone was on the crane when it fell. They don't know if it's a rescue or recovery operation. A fireboat and a rescue unit are at the location.

Video from News 12 New Jersey shows the construction equipment submerged in water and mud.

No other information is immediately available.

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