Multiple Fire Districts Stage Successful Grain Bin Rescue

This was the scene of a grain bin rescue in St. Rose in September 2020. Photo courtesy of the HIghland-Pierron Fire Dept.

At 11:34 AM Thursday, the St. Rose Fire Department was paged along with Highland EMS to a report of a man trapped in a grain bin about 3 miles south of Jamestown on Jamestown Road. The man was reportedly trapped waist-deep in corn and unable to move.

The Breese Fire District, Highland-Pierron Fire Department, and Highland Fire Department assisted at the scene. A helicopter from HSHS Rescue Flight was also sent as a precaution.

The man trapped in the bin was removed safely and was able to be fully medically evaluated at the scene. He was transported by Highland EMS to HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese in good condition.

SOURCEPhotos courtesy of the Highland-Pierron Fire Department
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