UPDATE: Investigation ongoing for cause of Edgeley elevator fire, operating again

Aftermath of Edgeley grain elevator fire.
Aftermath of Edgeley grain elevator fire.(Gene Hanson)
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 4:53 PM CST
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EDGELEY, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: Officials say the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

However, the facility is operating again.

They say it will start receiving and loading out grain next week.

UPDATE: Crews are still working today on cleanup at the CHS Dakota Plains Ag elevator.

The City asks you to stay alert when driving in town, as there’s lots of activity with cleanup.

ORIGINAL STORY: After four days, the grain elevator that caught fire in Edgeley, North Dakota, is still burning. The call came in around 6:40 p.m. on Friday, November 11.

Fire and cleanup crews told Valley News Live on Tuesday, November 15, that the structure is still smoldering in spots at the CHS grain elevator and they are finding small fires as they begin to load out the charred wheat and debris.

CHS representative Tom Ryan says they are working to keep customers apprised of the facility’s operational status.

Officials say there is still no word on what caused the fire to start or what it is going to cost. No injuries were reported.