Grain rescue

DALLAS– A man was trapped in a grain bin in Dallas, up to his mouth in soybeans and barely breathing, when he was rescued on Monday, Sept. 16.

The Barron County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call at 4:45 p.m. Emergency crews surrounded him with grain bin rescue panels and extricated him from the bin, a rescue that took 20 minutes. He was flown to a regional trauma center in stable condition.

He was not named in the press release from the Office of Emergency Services.

Responders included Dallas Sioux Creek Fire Department, Prairie Farm Fire Department, Barron Fire Department , Dallas Area Ambulance, Lifelink helicopter, Wisconsin State Patrol, Emergency Services of Barron County, Office of Emergency Services director Mike Judy, and Barron County Sheriff’s Department.

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