Fire breaks out at Edgewater Power Plant

NewsSHEBOYGAN — Firefighters spent much of Wednesday afternoon putting out a fire at Alliant Energy’s Edgewater Power Plant.

At 12:20 PM, the Sheboygan Fire Department received a report of a fire in Unit 5 at the Edgewater Power Plant, located at 3739 Lakeshore Drive on the city’s south side.

According to scanner reports, metal under the coal bunker caught fire which was 40% full of coal at the time.

The Cedar Grove Fire Department is assisting in the firefighting efforts.

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