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Air Handler Catches on Fire at Bunge Grain Elevator

Crews responded to the Illinois facility on Monday night after the equipment fire was reported.

John S. Forrester

March 16, 2021

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Firefighters were dispatched to the Bunge Milling grain elevator in Danville, IL Monday night after a fire started in an air handler, several local news organizations reported.

Crews arrived on scene just after 11 p.m. and determined the flames were coming from a piece of air handling equipment on the facility’s sixth floor, according to a post on the Danville Firefighters Local 429 – Illinois page on Facebook.  

News radio station Vermillion County First said that fire personnel were still on scene looking for hot spots as of 11:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported during the incident, per coverage by television news station WCIA.

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John S. Forrester

former Managing Editor, Powder & Bulk Solids

John S. Forrester is the former managing editor of Powder & Bulk Solids.

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