Grain elevator burns to the ground

Grain elevator destroyed by fire in Casstown. (Photo/Mike Ullery)
Grain elevator destroyed by fire in Casstown. (Photo/Mike Ullery, Piqua Daily Call)

CASSTOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – An abandoned grain elevator burned to the ground Thursday afternoon.

Crews arrived along State Route 55 to check on arcing wires.

They arrived to find the grain elevator burning.

It took ten fire departments two hours to put the fire out.

Two nearby homes suffered damage from the heat.

No one was hurt.

The cause is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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