Silo demolition at Rend Lake Mine near Sesser, IL

Silo demolition at Rend Lake Mine near Sesser, IL
An explosion took place on Friday, December 14 around 4:15 p.m. to demolish a silo at Rend Lake Mine. (Source: Raycom Media)

SESSER, IL (KFVS) - An explosion took place on Friday, December 14 around 4:15 p.m. to demolish a silo at Rend Lake Mine.

This is near Sesser, Illinois near the Jefferson and Franklin County lines, according to Franklin County Emergency Management.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said if you heard a loud boom there is no cause for alarm.

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