Series of small explosions reported at coal-fired Weston Generating Station

Weston Generating Station

Local Wisconsin ABC and CBS News affiliates are reporting a series of small explosions at Wisconsin Public Service’s (WPS)(NYSE: TEG) coal-fired Weston Generating Station.

According to reports a plant employee called dispatch around 10:35 am local time to report the incident and the Weston Fire Department remains on the scene.

An unnamed WPS spokesperson was cited as saying Unit 3 was taken offline, but did not affect power to customers.

No injuries have been reported and the cause of the explosions has not been disclosed.

The Weston Generating Station is  a four unit coal-fired power plant with a combined 896 MW capacity located in Marathon County, Wisconsin. 

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