Kansas Kansas Grain Elevator Explosion (EM-3126)
Incident period: June 8, 1998
Emergency Declaration declared on June 9, 1998
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June 9, 1998
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 explosion in Sedgwick County near Haysville, Kan.