Father, son killed by manure gas in WI
July 6, 2015, Chippewa County, WI – Jeremy Seibel and his father Rodney “Ram” Seibel passed away recently at a dairy operation south of Bloomer, WI.
The Chippewa County Sheriffs Office said that Rodney went down into a manure pit by climbing down a ladder through a pipe about four feet around. He was trying to retrieve a wheel that broke off a manure conveyor, but was overcome by manure gas. His son, Jeremy, then went in to try to rescue him. READ MORE