Man rescued from grain elevator in Central Texas

Man rescued from grain elevator in Central Texas
The man was partially buried in the grain. (Source: KWTX / Bill Gowdy)

CHILTON, Texas (KWTX) - Firefighters from several area departments were involved in a rescue effort Wednesday in Chilton after a man got trapped in a grain elevator.

They pulled the man to safety at around 3:30 p.m., and he descended the ladder on his own.

The man was partially buried in the grain.
The man was partially buried in the grain. (Source: KWTX / Bill Gowdy)

Few details were immediately available, but initial reports indicated the man was partially buried and was supported by a rope.

He was working with several others inside the silo when he fell into the grain.

A rescue team from the Waco Fire Department responded to assist in the rescue.

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