Fire causes major damage to Putnam County MFA Exchange elevator in Unionville

Putnam County MFA Elevator Fire

Reports from Unionville state the Putnam County MFA Exchange Elevator burned in a fire today with several fire departments responding to the grain elevator fire on South 23rd Street.

A representative from the state Fire Marshal’s office was to be on the scene at Unionville to begin an investigation regarding the cause of the fire.

The main structure is described as a complete loss. Smoke damage was noted to other nearby buildings.

In a related announcement, a precautionary boil water order was issued today for the entire town of Unionville, effective through Thursday.

The Unionville Republican newspaper, in its edition this week, reported the business had been undergoing construction work involving an expansion and renovations.

KTTN would like to express appreciation to Dennie Sheehan for the photos that accompany this story.

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Photo Credit: Dennie Sheehan of Unionville

 

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Photo Credit: Dennie Sheehan of Unionville

 

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Photo Credit: Dennie Sheehan of Unionville

 

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Photo Credit: Dennie Sheehan of Unionville