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The incident reportedly occurred in the Forest Gale Heights neighborhood. LifeFlight was activated.

COURTESY PHOTO: FOREST GROVE FIRE & RESCUE - LifeFlight air ambulance was called out to Forest Grove on Wednesday evening, July 4, to transport an injured man to a Portland-area hospital.A man in Forest Grove suffered "serious injuries" after he fell from a balcony during an Independence Day party, according to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue.

The incident reportedly occurred on Jessica Drive, in the Forest Gale Heights neighborhood in northwest Forest Grove. The LifeFlight Network was activated shortly after 6 p.m. to respond.

The man, whose name was not released, was transported via LifeFlight air ambulance to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland.

"Just a horrible freak accident, that injured a man badly," Forest Grove Fire & Rescue reported on Facebook.

The Oregon Department of Forestry office on Gales Creek Road was used as a staging area for LifeFlight and emergency responders, the fire agency said.

Editor's note: This is a developing story. It will be updated with more information as it becomes available.


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