Several Boulder and Weld County rescue teams rescued a trapped tractor operator on Tuesday, according to tweets from Frederick-Firestone and Mountain View fire departments.

The operator was stuck in a gravel pit near Weld County Road, east of the Weld County Service Center at 4209 County Rd 24 1/2. A pile of gravel collapsed, causing the tractor to be immobile.

The rescue took around 2.5 hours to complete. At 1:30 p.m. the operator was freed and airlifted to a trauma center. Officials did not give an update on the operator’s medical condition.

No responders from the rescue teams were injured.

Frederick-Firestone Fire, Longmont Fire, Mountain View Fire, Weld County Sheriff’s Office, Air Life, and Frederick, Firestone and Longmont public works all assisted with the rescue.

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Several Boulder and Weld County rescue teams rescued a trapped tractor operator on Tuesday, according to tweets from Frederick-Firestone and Mountain View fire departments.

The operator was stuck in a gravel pit near Weld County Road, east of the Weld County Service Center at 4209 County Rd 24 1/2. A pile of gravel collapsed, causing the tractor to be immobile.

The rescue took around 2.5 hours to complete. At 1:30 p.m. the operator was freed and airlifted to a trauma center. Officials did not give an update on the operator’s medical condition.

No responders from the rescue teams were injured.

Frederick-Firestone Fire, Longmont Fire, Mountain View Fire, Weld County Sheriff’s Office, Air Life, and Frederick, Firestone and Longmont public works all assisted with the rescue.

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