Multiple fire crews called to The Andersons in Delphi

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DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) – Several crews responded to The Andersons in Delphi after a fire started in the cob mill.

Crews were called to the scene at about 10 p.m. Tuesday and didn’t completely clear until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Delphi Fire Chief Darrell Sterrett said four large silos of cob dust had to be offloaded to prevent dust explosions which would have been “catastrophic.”

Firefighters from multiple departments — including Delphi, Camden, Flora and Buck Creek — were on the scene as of late Tuesday. Several tankers were coming and going as crews worked to extinguish the fire.

Two firefighters received minor injuries. One fractured his hand and was able to take himself to the hospital, another had struck his chin and was treated on scene.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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