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Fire: Explosion at Taunton Municipal Power Plant

Firefighters were called to the scene and quickly put out the fire



    The Taunton Fire Department responded to an explosion at a power plant on Friday afternoon. (Published Friday, Sept. 23, 2016)

    There was an explosion at the Taunton Municipal Power Plant, according to the Taunton Fire Department.

    The explosion occurred at 11:30 am when there was a fire in a switch unit in a circuit breaker.

    Taunton firefighters were on the scene and put the fire out quickly.

    One person was transported to the hospital for minor injuries and evaluation.

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