Update: Fire chief says blaze at grain bin in Obion Co. is under control

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. — Fire crews are on the scene of a grain bin fire at a company near Kenton.

grain-bin-fireThe fire started Wednesday morning inside a grain bin at Mason Hall Grain Company, located on Mason Hall-Kenton Road near the Gibson County and Obion County line.

No injuries were reported.

Gibson County Fire Chief Bryan Cathey says the fire was inside a chute and is now under control.

Five fire crews including Obion, Gibson and Rutherford fire departments have been on scene since around 9:30 a.m.grain-bin-fire-2

Firefighters now are draining soybeans from the chute that caught fire as safety precaution along with checking nearby chutes.

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