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.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
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.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
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.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
The man is expected to make a full recovery.