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Fire Reported At Central Coast Power Plant

Posted on Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:32pm

A power plant on the Central Coast was the scene of a fire today.

The blaze broke out around 10:30 a.m. at the Morro Bay Power Plant.

Some old machinery next to the plant apparently caught on fire, putting up a plume of smoke visible throughout the area.

Firefighters put out the blaze in about 15 minutes.

The plant wasn’t directly impacted.

Preliminary reports are that the fire may have been accidently started by a crew working on the old machinery.

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