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Firefighters rescue person from cistern
Red Wing Minnesota 2760 North Service Drive / P.O. Box 15 55066

Red Wing paramedics responded Saturday to the 700 block of West Avenue for an individual who fell into a cistern.

Firefighter paramedics received the call at 2:28 p.m. and, using confined space equipment, were able to descend into the cistern and treat the injured victim, according to a release from the Red Wing Fire Department. The individual was extracted from the hazard and transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing with undisclosed injuries, authorities said.

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The Red Wing Police Department also was on scene to assist with the extrication. 

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