Franklin County Dispatch confirmed that firefighters responded to a farm accident on Tuesday.
In a Facebook post, The New Franklin Volunteer Fire Department said they dispatched two engines and a truck to a farm on Newcomer Rd. at 5:51 p.m.
When units arrived, they discovered a person stuck in an auger, the long tube used to transport grain from the top of a grain bin to the ground.
The Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department, who assisted in the rescue, posted on their Facebook that the person trapped was a child.
The fire department says units were able to cut the auger framework, remove the person stuck inside and apply a tourniquet.
After the rescue, the individual was flown by helicopter to a medical center.
The New Franklin Volunteer Fire Department confirmed on Wednesday that the rescued individual was conscious and alert throughout the rescue process.
By Grace Miller