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, former Managing Editor

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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