Multiple crews called to fire at Sauder Feeds

GRABILL, Ind. (WOWO): High winds were a component in an electrical fire at Sauder Feeds on Grabill Road near Roth Road, caught fire.

The grain and feed facility went up in flames Tuesday night, according to our partners in news at ABC 21. Several fire crews were called in to work the blaze, but it still caused serious damage to the building.

The company produces feed for livestock and for pets. In November 1965, a fire destroyed Sauder’s original feed mill and grain elevator. Then additional fires troubled operations in 1974 and 1975.

A representative for the company said it was an electrical fire caused by high winds. Fire crews were able to arrive at the property quickly, but were unable to put out the fire until the electricity was turned off.

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