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Scene of possible explosion cleared in Temple

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Apr 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-25 18:36:48-04

A possible explosion and fire were reported at the Jupe Feed in Temple on Wednesday afternoon. 

Temple Fire and Rescue said the incident was reported around 12:32 p.m. at 405 S. Second Street. 

There was no evidence of a fire.

The Temple Fire Department said they located evidence of overheated bearing. 

The bearing was cooled with water. 

The explosion damaged a section of a grain elevator outside the building.

There were no injuries and no evacuations were needed.   

The scene was cleared just after 2 p.m. 

No other details were released.

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