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Fire Burning Near Moss Landing Plant

A fire is burning near the power plant at Moss Landing. The fire broke out behind the Duke Energy near Highway 1 at about 4 p.m. A 6 million-gallon storage tank used for diesel reportedly exploded.
sorry to post from a corporate news channel but it's all I can find. What are people in that area experiencing? Any first-hand contributions would be helpful. My fiance in Prunedale says the sky is completely black.

www.theksbwchannel.com/news/2319654/detail.html

Fire Burning Near Moss Landing Plant
Blaze Burning Near Duke Energy Plant

POSTED: 5:30 p.m. PDT July 8, 2003
UPDATED: 6:31 p.m. PDT July 8, 2003

MOSS LANDING, Calif. -- A fire is burning near the power plant at Moss Landing.



The fire broke out behind the Duke Energy near Highway 1 at about 4 p.m. A 6 million-gallon storage tank used for diesel reportedly exploded.


The fire is sending thick clouds of smoke into the air and is visible up and down the Central Coast. The smoke is billowing to the east, and officials are telling anyone with respiratory problems to stay inside.

Firefighters reportedly plan to let the fire burn.

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