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Boiler explodes at electric plant; possibly a dozen injured
(2007-01-08)
(WOUB) - Officials say a boiler exploded this
morning at an electricity generating plant in Washington County.

The sheriff says one person has been killed and he's receiving reports that about a dozen people were injured.

The explosion happened at 9:30 am at the American Electric Power plant along the Muskingum River. AEP says no further
details are available. A spokeswoman is unsure what caused the explosion.

The Washington County sheriff says volunteer firefighters at the plant are reporting the injures. His office is sending deputies to the scene.

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