Three men were sandblasting the inside of the drained tank in Clinch County when something went wrong.
Three workers fell from a platform into a safety net inside the tank in Homerville about 5:20 Monday.
Multiple agencies rushed to the scene including Valdosta and Lowndes County firefighters who are specially trained for this kind of rescue.
They pulled 24-year old Jose Suarez Torres out about 8:45.
He had a broken arm. A second worker was rescued uninjured about 15-minutes later.
This is video of 32-year old Miguel Moreno being rescued about 9:15.
He suffered broken ribs.
"From what other emergency workers have told us this is the first time they've heard of a water tower emergency," said Len Robbins, Clinch County EMA Spokesman.
The men worked for a utility service from Perry.
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