Scott, Van Wert fire crews rescue man from grain bin
Monday, April 17, 2017 5:16 PM
It took three hours, but a 68-year-old man was rescued from a grain bin at 6857 Gilliland
Road in Van Wert County on Monday afternoon. At about 1:10 p.m., the
man was able to call 9-1-1 and at that point, the corn was up to his
chest. Scott Volunteer Fire Department and EMS and Van Wert Fire
Department worked for almost three hours and was able to free the man.
He sustained no serious injuries. Also responding to the scene were Van
Wert County Sheriff's Department and Grover Hill Fire Department.