Contractor seriously injured after fall from ladder

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — Grand Island fire officials say a contractor was seriously injured in a fall from a ladder on Park Place.

Shortly after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Robert Power, 52, a Niagara Falls resident, was washing the second-floor windows of a residence when his ladder slid off a dormer, causing him to fall.

Power fell between 15 and 20 feet to the ground.

He was hospitalized at ECMC with severe traumatic injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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