Crews respond to dust explosion in Dunn County

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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

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

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