1 dead in explosion at US grain silo: Officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:21

Union Mills (Indiana): Authorities say an explosion at a grain bin in northwest Indiana has left one person dead.

The Sheriff`s Department says the explosion happened at the Union Mills Co-op. The co-op stores grain as well as fertilizer. But the department says the explosion happened in a grain silo.

The department says in a news release that no hazardous chemicals were involved.

No one else was injured and everyone else at the plant has been accounted for. The co-op is about 80 kilometers southeast of Chicago.


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First Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:21

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