- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) - The owner of a central Ohio grain company says at least one person suffered minor burns in a grain bin explosion.

The blast was reported Wednesday afternoon in Coshocton (kuh-SHAHK’-tuhn), roughly 60 miles northeast of Columbus. Sgt. Charlie George of the county sheriff’s office tells the Coshocton Tribune (https://ohne.ws/VkB4VG ) that grain dust in the bin apparently triggered the explosion.

Coshocton Grain Owner Larry Endsley says seven people were inside the bin at the time, and one or two were hurt. The back and top of the grain bins were blown out, and a nearby building was damaged.

The bins hold several million bushels of grain.


Information from: Coshocton Tribune, https://www.coshoctontribune.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide