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December 4, 2013

Officials: Safety violations at farm where silo collapsed

ROY, Pierce County (AP) — A worker was missing and presumed dead after a silo collapsed and spilled 50 tons of corn at a facility that was cited this year for six “serious” safety violations, officials said Tuesday.

Rescuers will be unable to recover the body until they stabilize two other silos that were damaged in Monday's accident at the Wilcox Family Farms facility in Roy, South Pierce Fire & Rescue Chief Bob Vellias said.


 
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