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Man falls in hole while searching for antique bottles in downtown Wilmington

A man falls in a hole behind a residence in downtown Wilmington and is buried up to his chest. After digging for historic bottles in a backyard, the ground collapsed around him. It took more than two hours for rescuers to get Patrick Barnes back on solid ground. His wife, Nicole Barnes says the hole he fell into was the site of an old privy or outhouse.

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