Stearns County: Farm Accident-Rescue


On June 22, 2020 at 8:00 p.m., Stearns County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a farm accident in the 22000 block of 300th Street in Farming Township. The caller stated a 2-year-old boy fell into a liquid manure pit.

Albany Fire and Rescue arrived and located the boy about a foot from the edge of the manure pit with both of his legs and right arm submerged. Albany Rescue tied a rope around one of their personnel to reach the boy to pull him out.

The boy did not sustain any injuries.

Melrose Ambulance and Albany Police Department assisted with the rescue.