Late night explorer of Minneapolis tunnels needs Fire Department rescue

At about 3 A.M. two men lowered themselves into a network of tunnels under an old Pillsbury flour mill in Minneapolis. At about 5:30 the fire department arrived to rescue one of them, who suffered muscle fatigue and was unable to climb out of the tunnel. The men may face trespassing charges.
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Two underground adventurers could face trespassing charges after their exploration of the tunnels under an old Minneapolis flour mill required a fire department rescue.

They weren't the first to go exploring under the Pillsbury A Mill. A group called the Action Squad has chronicled its subterranean journeys through those tunnels and others around the Twin Cities.

Mind you, this is strictly for the armchair adventurer -- as Tuesday's early morning rescue reinforces.

If you want to see what those tunnels look like, the easiest way is to check out this WCCO video from February.

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