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Wednesday, 28 August 2013 07:35

Ameren Fire Startles South County Residents

Residents in South County reported a variety of snapping and popping noises in their neighborhood last night which turned out to be a small fire at the Ameren Meramec power plant.  Authorities are trying to determine the cause. No one was hurt and electrical service was not disrupted. An Ameren official says some of the noise was the sound of safety valves on steam lines lifting due to the fire, which was quickly extinguished.

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