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CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) – A police officer was injured during a training exercise in Coral Springs.

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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.

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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.

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Coral Springs police said the officer, who sustained lower body injuries, was in serious condition.