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Grain silo explosion reported in Evendale
EVENDALE, Ohio (WKRC) -- Firefighters responded to an explosion and fire at a grain silo in Evendale Friday, August 22, 2014.
Crews were called to Bunge North America on East Sharon Road, near Medallion, just before noon. All employees were accounted for and pronounced safe.
At about 1:00 p.m., the fire rekindled and more firefighters were called in. That fire was put out again.
There were reports the fire may have been caused by a lightning strike. Investigators are looking into the cause. They were concerned about the possibility of a gain dust explosion.