NC man rescued from grain silo

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
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Officials say the grain was up to his chest and one wrong move would have caused him to be buried.

MINT HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- A strategic rescue had to be made by crews just outside of Charlotte.

Fire crews helped a man who got stuck in a grain silo on Wednesday.

Officials say the grain was up to his chest and one wrong move would have caused him to be buried.

The man was finally strapped into a harness and pulled to safety after nearly an hour.

It's not known how the man got in the predicament in the first place.