SILO FIRE-EXPLOSION KILLS IOWA FIREFIGHTER IN THE LINE OF DUTY
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A fire started at the ADM (Archer Daniels Midland, a corn processing) plant in Clinton, Iowa around 0545 hours this morning when employees discovered a smoldering material in a silo storage bin.
While working on the fire, there was an explosion that occurred in the silo leaving two firefighters injured-and now one of those Firefighters has died in the Line of Duty from their injuries.
More to follow.
Although from several years ago, this document provides an accurate understanding related to the dangers of operating at silo fires:
Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In peace.
The Secret List 1/5/2018-1720 hours