Conveyor Failure Sparked Fire at Texas Cargill Facility
Multi-alarm fire injured several firefighters
A malfunction in a conveyor belt sparked a multi-alarm grain silo fire last Sunday night at a Cargill facility in Channelview, TX, local news organizations reported. Several firefighters were injured during the response.
According to a report at Powder & Bulk Solids, the conveyor belt that sparked the fire was located at the top of the silo.