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Three Workers Injured After Plant Fire at BTU in Bryan

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(KCEN) -- An explosion injures three people in Bryan on Tuesday.

It happened at BTU's Atkins substation on Tuesday afternoon.

About a dozen BTU workers were at the site attempting to energize a generator when a possible electrical malfunction happened.

The three that were hurt are BTU employees..

All employees were evacuated as a precaution.

"At this point everything is under control and the system itself at BTU is stable," said David Werley, BTU Group Manager.

"The fire department responded, put out the fire as appropriate and right now our main focus is going to be the people that have been injured in this incident, so trying to focus on that right now and the investigation will follow shortly," Bryan Fire Marshal Marc McFeron said.

Officials say it may be several days, if not weeks, before a cause is determined.

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