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.

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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