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[IDHS] Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office Assists in Union Mills Explosion Investigation
Start Date: 7/2/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 7/2/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
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INDIANA STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE ASSISTS IN UNION MILLS EXPLOSION INVESTIGATION

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office assisted local and federal with the investigation of the Union Mills grain silo explosion on June 24.

The explosion was determined to be accidental and caused by an overheated motor that ignited grain dust.

The Noble Township Volunteer Fire Department had requested an investigator to support its efforts in determining the cause of the explosion. The state investigator worked with the local officials, as well as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is a division of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security

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