January 24, 2020 | Patch
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Grain Bin Rescue at Minooka, IL, Grain Elevator

Man was buried waist deep inside large silo when responders arrived

A man was rescued from Minooka Grain & Lumber Co. in downtown Minooka, IL, on Thursday afternoon, reports Patch

The man was trapped for four hours before a large crew of emergency responders were able to free him.

When responders arrived, the man was buried waist deep inside the large silo of grain.

It took crews several hours to remove all the grain, which was being done with large vacuum tube instruments.

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