Grain Belt Elevator, Hutchinson
of Salina Hutchinson elevator is damaged by fire HUTCHINSON (HNS) - Wheat dust sparked by an electrical short in a caught fire Thursday, damaging the contents of Grain Belt elevator. Chuck Peterson, superintendent of Salina Terminal Elevator Co., which owns the elevator, said wheat dust at top of the bin caught fire. Firemen douse 7000 bushels of wheat in the control the fire. Peterson said there was no apparent damage to the elevator itself other the motor.