Update 2/22/2023 6:45 p.m.
Jason Sluder, who was stuck inside a grain bin near Westfield on Tuesday for almost five hours, is still in the hospital. But he says he’s doing just fine.
Update 6:13 p.m.
The man has been identified as 43-year-old Jason Sluder. He is in the hospital in fair condition.
Update 3:43 p.m.
The man was rescued from the grain bin is currently being transported on a helicopter to an area hospital. Officials with Littlejohn Grain, Inc. have confirmed that he is an employee.
WESTFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Multiple fire crews responded to rescue a man stuck inside a grain bin near Westfield earlier today.
Crews arrived on the scene located at the 600 block of E. State St. today around 11 a.m.
Fire fighters emptied the grain bin to rescue the man and were able to get him out of the bin around 3 p.m. He remained responsive throughout the rescue, and is receiving medical treatment on the scene.
Charleston, Mattoon, Casey, and Westfield fire departments all responded to the scene.
This is a developing story.