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Fire At Central Texas Utility Plant Injures Three

Three workers were injured in a fire Tuesday afternoon in Central Texas utility plant.

(KBTX-TV photo)

BRYAN (April 29, 2014) A fire Tuesday afternoon at one of Bryan Texas Utilities’ plants left three workers injured, according to the City of Bryan.

The fire broke out just 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Unit No. 7 generator of the Atkins substation on Atkins Street in Bryan.

The three workers were taken by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan and one was later flown to a Houston area hospital to be treated for burns, KBTX-TV reported.

No further details about the injured men were released.

City officials asked residents to stay away from the area while they look into the incident.

The cause is under investigation.

The fire caused minor power outages that were quickly resolved, a BTU spokesperson told KBTX.

The Atkins facility had been down for maintenance prior to the fire, according to the city, and was not supplying power.


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