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Two Men Rescued from Iowa Elevator

Monday afternoon incident occurred at First Cooperative in Marcus

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Several law enforcement and medical agencies played a role in the rescue of two men after they became trapped inside a grain elevator in Marcus, IA, late Monday afternoon, reports Storm Lake Radio.

Several emergency departments were dispatched when it was determined that two employees of First Cooperative were trapped in the grain within the elevator.

Emergency responders were able to enter the elevator and provided the victims with oxygen and fluids while rescue efforts began.

Tons of grain had to be moved by hand, as well as with vacuums, shovels and buckets.

After approximately two hours, both men were rescued and transported to for evaluation.

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