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September 16, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

Donated Tube Helps Save Man Trapped in Grain Bin

The tube came from donations made by Sully Farm Supply and community donations

Getting stuck in a grain bin is usually a death sentence.

About three-quarters of all grain entrapments result in fatalities, according to a Purdue University study of incidents between 1964 and 2008.

"It usually ends badly," said Newton Fire Chief Jarrod Wellik.

But a man in rural Jasper County beat the odds last week with the help of a device donated to the Kellogg Township Fire Department for just such an occasion. To read more click here.

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