Silo Collapses onto Business in Suburban Philadelphia

May 27, 2009

Fire officials say a 35-ton silo collapsed and crashed through the roof of a suburban Philadelphia concrete business.

No injuries have been reported.

The solo was used to collect dust on top of CGM Concrete in Bensalem. It collapsed through the roof of the business around 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say the collapse severely damaged the building, which may have to be demolished.

The crash also ruptured gas and water lines inside the building.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Information from: Bucks County Courier Times

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