A “catastrophic” grain bin failure in La Grange, Mo. Monday morning lead to road closures as thousands of bushels of corn spilled from the structure, according to WGEM News. As of press time crews do not know what caused the failure.
LaGrange Fire Chief Henry Gunsals says it was a catastrophic failure of an 850 bushel grain bin. He says crews were working on one side of it and it split this morning. No word on what caused it. He says clean up could take weeks and it backs up from city hall to the railroad— Don_WGEM (@Don_WGEM) March 11, 2019
The bin split on one side and there are no reports of injuries. Clean up could take weeks and the accident destroyed power lines, leaving some in the town without power.
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