Coal, O&M

Explosion and fire reported at Iatan coal-fired power plant

A fire and explosion occurred at the 1,555 MW Iatan coal-fired power plant in Missouri on August 8. The plant is owned by Kansas City Power & Light.

KCP&L said the explosion happened in the B coal bunker at the 651 MW Iatan 1 plant and the fire was quickly contained. There were no reports of injuries, and both units were able to continue operating.

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