[UPDATE 8:55 a.m.] Man Reportedly Stuck in Storm Drain

At approximately 8:30 a.m., dispatch requested Garberville Fire, Southern Humboldt Tech Rescue, and other agencies respond to a man stuck in a storm drain near Locust Street in Garberville. The man is stuck near the Garberville Fire Department.

As of 8:33 a.m. the Garberville Services District is on scene attempting to pull the grate off the drain.

We’ll update when we know more.

UPDATE 8:55 a.m.: Lt. Ken Swithenbank of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports that the man is alive just not able to get out.

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