Explosion at OPPD plant causes little damage

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Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 12:00 am

A Tuesday morning explosion in a coal mill at the Omaha Public Power District power plant near Mormon Bridge Road caused minimal damage and no injuries.

Smoldering coal ignited in the mill at the North Omaha Station at 8:15 a.m., OPPD spokeswoman Jodi Baker said. The Omaha Fire Department responded to the scene and declared all clear, Baker said. The coal mill is used to grind fuel for use in the plant.

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