DEVELOPING: Man possibly stuck in Genoa, Ill. grain bin - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

DEVELOPING: Man possibly stuck in Genoa, Ill. grain bin


GENOA, Ill.  (WREX) - Several agencies are on the scene of Madey Farms at 35770 Genoa Road in Genoa, Illinois, for a 73-year-old man possibly stuck inside a grain bin.

Lt. Andy Sullivan with the DeKalb County Police Department says the call came in about 12:44 p.m. from someone who was working with the man at the site. Police believe the man is stuck inside the grain bin and crews have cut three holes in the 10,000-12,000 bushel bin's sides in an attempt to drain the structure. Lt. Sullivan said the bin was full.

Grain could be seen spilling out of the holes cut by rescue crews, who were quickly shoveling it away. The grain was then hauled away by loaders.

WREX, KTIV's sister station has a crew at the scene and will update you with more information as it becomes available.

Watch the grain bin rescue LIVE Stream here.

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