Fire at Chesapeake Power Plant During Demo

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Chesapeake, VA -- A power plant that was being demolished caught fire during demo Tuesday morning.

Fire crews were called to the scene at Dominion Virginia Power Chesapeake Energy Center at 2:15pm yesterday.  When crews arrived, they found a condenser on fire.

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While a worker was using a cutting torch, the titanium tubes of the condenser caught fire.  The condenser goes up three levels, and the fire started on the third level.

No injuries were reported. 

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