Rescue crews called after worker becomes trapped in machinery

May 4, 2015 12:21 PM by News Staff

Butte County Cal Fire crews spent the morning rescuing a worker whose leg reportedly became stuck in a piece of machinery at Farmers International Inc. on Muir Avenue in Chico.

Crews were called to the business around 8:20 a.m. when reports came in that an employee's leg was stuck in an auger.

The man was freed from the machinery after about 30 minutes, and has been taken to a local hospital for treatment. The worker's identity and current condition are unknown at this time.


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