By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — Denver firefighters rescued a construction worker after a trench collapse on Friday afternoon. Officials say he fell into an excavation for a new building on Downing Street, near Warren Avenue.

(credit: Denver Fire)

The worker did go to the hospital to be treated for cuts and scrapes, but his crew says he should be OK.

(credit: Denver Fire)

After the rescue, structure teams worked to shore up the trench.

Anica Padilla