April 26, 2018 | CenTexProud.com
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Grain Explosion Reported in Texas

No injuries at Jupe Feed, Temple, TX, grain storage facility

Photo: Temple Fire & Rescue

According to a report at CenTexProud.com, Temple Fire & Rescue reports no injuries and no damage as the result of a suspected grain dust explosion in a grain storage facility.

Spokesman Thomas Pechal says the call came in at 12:32 p.m. Wednesday of a possible explosion in the general area around Jupe Feed. Residents reported hearing a loud "boom."

Fire personnel investigating found no fire and said that it was possible that a quantity of grain dust in a silo ignited in some way.

There appeared to be no damage and all units cleared the scene in a short time.

Read the full report here.

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