Muhlenberg County Fire Threatens Power Plant

A huge blaze in Muhlenberg County threatens a main power plant.

Tennessee Valley Authority Operations Manager Greg Raley said he first realized the plant was "in the fire's path" early afternoon on Aug. 16.

The Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office said 26 units responded to the fire in Drakesboro.

Officials had to call in all eight county fire departments and seven of the surrounding counties to contain it.

No injuries have been reported from the fire.

The fire is still not out but it is contained.

No word yet on how the fire started.

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