EFD holds news conference surrounding well rescue on July 4

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Evansville Fire Department will hold a news conference on Tuesday, after rescuing a five-year-old boy from a well pipe on the Fourth of July.

Listen to the 911 calls from the incident in the video player above.

Eyewitness News was on the scene near One Life Church, as crews worked for more than an hour to pull the child to safety.

The press conference is set for 1 p.m. at Fire Station 1 on SE 8th St.

Eyewitness News will provide a live stream of the event once it begins. You’ll be able to watch it in this article.

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(This story was originally published on July 9, 2019)

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