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Marysville, MI -- A utility official for a Michigan power plant said that the plant, which was damaged by fire, can expect to be back online by July.

Detroit-based DTE Energy's St. Clair Power Plant in East China Township shut down in August when a fire started in a coal-fired generating unit.  It will take almost a year for the damages to be repaired.

The plant is 40 miles northeast of Detroit.  It's located along St. Clair River on the U.S. border of Canada. 

Read the full article here. 

So, how do you keep a fire from taking down a power plant for nearly a year?  You need to assess the needs of the coal-fire power plant and choose proper fire suppresion.  Click on our links to learn how to do that.  

 

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