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Grain bin rescue: Westmoreland firefighters get training to save trapped farmers

Cindy Funk, an agribusiness agent with Panichelle Insurance of Unity and an organizer of the grain bin rescue tube training, awaits rescue from firefighters during an exercise at the Pleasant Unity Fire Hall.

If a farmer falls into a bin with flowing shelled corn, wheat, oats, sunflower seeds or barley, they might sink to their knees and be unable to free themselves in the time it took to read this sentence.

Source: The Tribune-Review

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