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· Three workers rescued from Cargill Malt silo
· Sheboygan emergency crews rescue three Cargill workers from malt silo
Three workers rescued from Cargill Malt silo
Aug 06, 2019
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WBAY) - Three employees at Cargill Malt in Sheboygan were rescued from a malt silo Tuesday.
Sheboygan firefighters responded to a 911 call at 10:24 a.m. about a man trapped up to his neck inside a silo at Cargill Malt, which provides malt for brewers and distillers.
Firefighters discovered there were three workers inside.
The first two were rescued within an hour with the help of the Sheboygan County Technical Rescue Team, Cargill employees, and a Public Works vacuum truck. They were checked at the scene and were okay.
It took longer to extricate the third worker. He was taken to a local hospital. The fire department says...
Sheboygan emergency crews rescue three Cargill workers from malt silo
Diana Dombrowski, Sheboygan Press (WI)
Aug. 6, 2019
SHEBOYGAN - Local emergency crews rescued three Cargill Malt workers from a Sheboygan malt silo Tuesday.
The Sheboygan Fire Department was dispatched to Cargill's New Jersey Avenue facility at about 10:24 a.m. Tuesday after a worker fell into a silo and was trapped up to his neck. When first responders arrived, they found that two more workers had become trapped in the silo while trying to rescue the first man, according to a press release from the fire department.
Sheboygan firefighters worked with members of the Sheboygan County Technical Rescue team, the Sheboygan Department of Public Works and Cargill employees to free the trapped individuals, the release said.
The two individuals who entered the silo in an attempt to rescue the worker who fell were both extricated within an hour of when the fire department arrived, the release said. Both were treated by paramedics at the scene and released.
The other man was freed by 2:26 p.m. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the fire department.