Person rescued from 30-foot well hole in Petersburg


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A person had to be rescued from a well hole Saturday morning in Petersburg.

Firefighters were called to the intersection of St. Mark and Bowling Street for the incident. When they arrived they found a person stuck down a 30-foot well hole.

Crews said it took 45 minutes to get the person out safely. The person was then transported to a local hospital.

8News has reached out to Petersburg fire crews to find out how the person ended up in the well.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.

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