Contractor rescued from roof of Reston home

A contractor who was injured while working on the roof of a home in Reston was rescued Monday evening.

According to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, the man — who was repairing a roof at 1514 Park Glen Court — injured himself with a nail gun.

Fire and rescue crews lifted the man from the roof of the townhouse and transported him to a local hospital.

The incident happened around 6:22 p.m. A spokesperson for the fire department told Reston Now that the man’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Photos by Joel Shprentz

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