Farmers in Galena, KS, Chip In on Rescue Equipment to Be Deployed in Grain Bin Accidents

Galena, KS — Donations from local farmers and grants let the Galena Fire Department buy a grain bin rescue tripod for responding to grain bin accidents, KNSF-TV reports.

The equipment, which comes with a winch, drill, rescue tube and rescue auger, costs about $6,000.

Galena Fire Chief Steve Hall says the equipment is crucial to have on hand in a farming community.

To view the complete report by KNSF-TV, NBC's affiliate in Joplin, MO, click here.

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