MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Firefighters with the Minneapolis Fire Department rescued a man who fell down a grain elevator near the University of Minnesota early Monday morning.

According to the fire department, around 4:20 a.m. crews received reports of a person being injured after falling in a grain elevator located on the 500 block of 29th Avenue SE.

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Upon arrival, crews learned that a man had fallen roughly 20 feet.

Firefighters were able to make contact with him by phone, and learned he only suffered an injury to his ankle.

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According to the fire department, he was mobile but stuck in a hole.

Crews were able to extract the man, who was then transferred to paramedics for evaluation.

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The man is expected to make a full recovery.