Explosion and Fire at Clayton County Mine Property

A fire broke out at a building outside of a mine in Clayton County on Tuesday.

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of an explosion and fire at Consolidated Grain and Barge (CGB) in Clayton around 1 pm. They say the fire and explosion were contained to an exterior building on the CGB property.

No injuries were reported.

The Garnavillo and Guttenberg Fire Departments were still on the scene as of 3 pm.

The cause of the explosion and fire remain under investigation.