News Releases for Kansas Kansas Grain Elevator Explosion (EM-3126)

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Wednesday, September 2, 1998 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Emergency declaration issued for Kansas on June 9,1998 as a result of the DeBruce grain elevator explosion has been amended. Harvey and Sedgewick counties are now eligible for...
Tuesday, June 16, 1998 - 00:00
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are praising the efforts of a Lincoln-based Urban Search & Rescue Task Force who dug for four days and nights through the...
Monday, June 15, 1998 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The search operation for a missing worker at the DeBruce Grain Company's grain elevator in Haysville, Kansas, ended on June 14. The worker is still missing and not believed to be...
Friday, June 12, 1998 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Search and rescue operations at the DeBruce Grain Co. elevator in Haysville, KS, were temporarily suspended last night after support shoring gave way, allowing grain to spill into...
Wednesday, June 10, 1998 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A federal emergency declaration has been approved to allow the transport and use of equipment and personnel to search for four missing workers at an explosion at the DeBruce Grain...
Tuesday, June 9, 1998 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that federal disaster teams have deployed to Kansas to assist emergency rescue operations in the wake of...
Tuesday, June 9, 1998 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated the Lincoln, Neb., Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force for immediate deployment to a grain elevator...
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