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Man injured in electrical accident at dam


Last updated 11/18/2013 at 4:39pm

Scott Hunter

Fire fighters staged in front of the pump-generator plant at Grand Coulee Dam Nov. 18.

A Bureau of Reclamation employee was flown to Harborview Medical Center with injuries after a fire Monday in the John W. Keys III Pump Generating Plant, which a bureau press release said is believed to have been caused by a switch gear failure.

Another employee is being treated locally for smoke inhalation.

All plant employees were evacuated and acrid smoke rose out of the pump generating plan...

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