Milbank Fire and Rescue was dispatched to West-Con on U.S. Highway 12 near Twin Brooks on Monday, October 9, at 2:40 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found debris smoldering inside a grain dryer. According to Milbank Fire Chief David Giesen, firefighters entered the dryer with a hand line and extinguished the debris. The team also emptied several compartments that were filled with corn to confirm no other fires had started.
“We were on scene for approximately an hour and a half,” Giesen reported. Grant-Roberts Ambulance and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office provided assistance.