Moravia Man Alive After Grain Bin Rescue


A man is in stable condition after being rescued from a grain bin in rural Moravia on Monday morning, according to officials.

The Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office says it received a call at 10:39 AM with reports of someone trapped in a grain bin on the 23000 block of Highway J18.

The Moravia Fire Department arrived at the scene and extracted a 58-year-old male from the grain bin that was half full. The man was airlifted to a hospital in Des Moines.

The Moravia Fire Department was assisted by the Centerville Fire Department, the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office, Monroe County Fire & EMS, and MercyOne Air Med.

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