City of Evansville tweet claims child was rescued from a well pipe, not a storm drain

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – City of Evansville tweet clears up misinformation.

The Evansville Water and Sewer Department was quick to tweet that it was not a storm drain in which a 5-year-old child fell into on Thursday but rather a well pipe.

The well pipe is believed to be leftover from an industrial operation on the property where the boy and his family were watching fireworks.

A call was made to the Evansville dispatch on Thursday to report that a 5-year-old boy had fallen into a storm drain.

The boy was rescued by the Evansville Fire Department.

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