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A Worker at the Callaway Elevator attempts to signal the crane operator after he and another man cut a hole in the side of a grain storage bin to drain the wheat inside Thursday afternoon. The storage bin had buckled and was leaning to the north. (Brian Basham/Record)

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A large grain storage bin at the Callaway Elevator started buckling Wednesday, causing an emergency response from CHS, the company that operates the elevator.


Christine Thompson, spokeswoman for CHS, said the 85,000-bushel metal grain bin began collapsing Wednesday.

No one was hurt, and that was company's chief concern, she said.

CHS "enlisted the help of professional engineers and construction workers to move the grain," she added, a process which started Thursday.

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