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Aug. 9, 2012WESTON, MO |  By: Coffey

KCPL Explosion at Iatan plant

Fire Units in Platte County responded this morning to a small explosion at the Iatan One Power plant near Weston and operated by Kansas City Power and Light.

Director of Communications with K-C-P and L, Katie McDonald says the explosion and fire occurred at approximately 9:30 this morning at which time all employees in the facility were evacuated.

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McDonald says authorities are now trying to determine the cause of this morning's explosion and fire at the Iatan One power plant.