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Don’t Let Your Grain Dryer Become a Grain Fryer

Every harvest — and especially in recent years — grain dryers across Alberta are put into action.

But the busy season doesn’t leave time for the care and maintenance to reduce the risk of fire when these units are working flat out.

Although it’s impossible to completely eliminate fire risk with anything that creates heat, experts say a few simple, time-efficient preventive measures can reduce the risk considerably. Perhaps the best philosophy is to assume your grain dryer will catch fire eventually and then maintain, monitor and plan accordingly.

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