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Crews respond to dust explosion in Dunn County

Elk Mound (WQOW) — Fire crews from Elk Mound, Colfax and Menomonie responded to the scene of a dust explosion Thursday night.

It happened at Synergy Cooperative on State Highway 40 outside of Elk Mound.

An official with Synergy Cooperative told News 18 that the explosion happened in a fertilizer leg pipe. No injuries were reported. The business was shut down for a few hours while the situation was investigated and controlled.

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley joined the News 18 team in August 2006. He is currently the Executive Producer.

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