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Dairy worker freed from rotating parlor

The Hamburg Fire Department responded to an emergency at 11:46 a.m. on Friday at Double P Dairy, located on CTH A in the town of Hamburg.

Ryan DeBroux, Hamburg Fire Chief, said his department used its hydraulic extrication device to remove 34-year-old dairy farm employee Helen Mugo from being wedged between a guard rail and the rotary milking parlor.

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Department and Athens Area Ambulance Service also were dispatched to the dairy farm, and a paramedic was requested from SAFER to assist. Mugo was transported by Spirit Air to an area hospital as a precautionary measure.

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Department event report states Mugo was cleaning the milking parlor when it moved and she became wedged in it. The event report said Mugo was conscious, alert and breathing when emergency personnel responded to the dairy farm. Her legs, thighs and possibly her stomach, said the report, were “wedged in there pretty good.” The extent of her injuries, however, was not reported.