February 26, 2020 | WMIX

Grain Bin Rescue in Centralia, IL

Man was caught in grain bin sweep auger at grain facility

Emergency crews were called around 1:40 p.m. Monday to a grain facility in Centralia, IL, reports WMIX.

A worker, cleaning up the remaining grain in the bottom of one of the bins reportedly got caught in a grain bin sweep auger used to sweep up any remaining grain and auger it out of the bin.

After being initially treated inside the bin, firefighters transported the injured worker to a local hospital.

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