CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) – A police officer was injured during a training exercise in Coral Springs.READ MORE: North Miami Beach Officer Shot At While Trying To Stop Shootout
Fire rescue workers responded to the scene just after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
The officer was hurt in a fall at the city’s Fire Academy. Coral Springs police said the officer was taking part in a SWAT training day when he fell from the fire tower which is approximately 40 feet tall.READ MORE: 'Survivor' Contestant Michelle Yi Describes Frightening Santa Monica Assault
Police did not say how high up on the tower he was when he fell.
The injured officer was taken by helicopter to Broward Health North.MORE NEWS: Coalition Of Engineers, Architects Calls For Beach Condo Inspections Every 20 Years Following Surfside Condo Collapse
Coral Springs police said the officer, who sustained lower body injuries, was in serious condition.