Authorities are investigating an explosion that occurred at about 8:15 this morning at the West Central Cooperative Elevator in Gowrie in Webster County. A spokesperson for the West Central Co-op’s headquarters in Ralston, Sara Dorman said there were no injuries as a result of the explosion.
On site personnel for the co-op have been following the corporate safety procedures by calling 9-1-1. Several are fire departments have been on the scene. No cause has been yet determined in this morning’s elevator explosion at the West Central Co-op.