VIGO COUNTY, Ind. - Firefighters rescued a 10-year-old girl in Vigo County Saturday who had fallen into a well.
Vigo County officials said the girl was playing in a backyard on Deer Drive when she stepped onto a concrete well cover which suddenly broke in half, dropping her some 15 feet into a well.
Firefighters arrived to find the girl calmly holding on to well piping. They lowered a ladder to the girl, who was able to climb up high enough for her to be pulled out.
Firefighters retrieved the girl from the well within 8 minutes of arriving.
Aside from minor scrapes and bruises, firefighters said the girl suffered no injuries.