Grain Bin Collapse Spills Nearly One Million Bushels

March 12, 2019 10:05 AM
 
A “catastrophic” grain bin failure in La Grange, Mo., on Monday morning lead to road closures as thousands of bushels of grain spilled from the structure.

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.

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.

Read more about grain bin safety here:

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Becky
Brashear, MO
3/14/2019 10:46 AM
 

  It should say 850,000 bushel bin.

 
 
Junior
No Town, KS
3/12/2019 05:31 PM
 

  How can an 850 bu grain bin spill 1 mln bushels onto the ground? It was reported as as 850 bu bin. Read the article.

 
 
Sheridan
Manhattan, KS
3/12/2019 06:57 PM
 

  @ Junior. Those are government figures!

 
 

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