Fire Reported In Dryer At Ethanol Plant
December 23, 2008, 3:49 PM
Shortly before noon Tuesday, Watertown fire crews responded to a fire in a corn dryer at the Glacial Lakes Energy ethanol plant. No injuries were reported.
Assistant Fire Chief Doug Kranz says an alert Glacial Lakes staff moved on the fire quickly. Kranz says the fire was in one of the larger corn dryers and that damage was limited to the dryer. He says the dryer appears structurally intact but the amount of damage is not known.
Traffic was restricted in and out of the plant Tuesday afternoon as firefighters cleaned up hot spots. Glacial Lakes Energy makes more than 100 million gallons of ethanol yearly.
© 2008 Associated Press. All rights reserved. Material may not be redistributed.
9/15/2014 10:53 AM
According to Sioux Falls Police, 16-year-old Piper Hyser was found Sunday afternoon.
9/12/2014 4:14 PM
According to reports, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for ‘reckless or negligent injury to a child.&rs...
9/12/2014 10:55 AM
A Sioux Falls Police Officer was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a crash on his motorcycle this morning.
9/11/2014 10:00 PM
It looks like business as usual for the Freeman Flyers, running through drills and working on technique, but this week is anything but.
9/13/2014 7:09 AM
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Texas Saturday morning after he was indicted by a grand jury for ch...