Grant PUD investigating fires at Priest Rapids Dam
Dam operations will be modified during investigation
Last updated 10/23/2019 at 9:52am
Priest Rapids Dam operators extinguished a small fire in equipment called an exciter, which provides energy to start up one of the generating units, shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, the PUD said in a press release.
The fire affected Unit No. 7 at Priest Rapids Dam. On Oct. 3, there was a similar fire in the exciter for Unit No. 1. In both situations, dam operators - using methods learned during tra...