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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Update: One person injured in grain elevator explosion in Adrian

Courtesy of Mike Burris 
On 12/31/2020 at approximately 1045 am there were reports of an unknown type of explosion in the Adrian area. Dispatch began receiving calls that the explosion was at the Adrian Coop located just south of the Adrian City Limits. 

The explosion was in the area of the grain storage bins. One male subject was life flighted with injuries to a Kansas City area hospital. 

No other injuries have been reported at this time. At this point there does not appear to be any danger of a secondary explosion. There is no sign of any foul play connected to this explosion. 

Fire and Law Enforcement will remain on scene until further notice. All media request will be handled through the Sheriff’s Office.