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Electrical Fire At Grand Coulee Dam

Photo Courtesy U.S. Dept. of the Interior Photo Courtesy U.S. Dept. of the Interior

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - An electrical fire Saturday shut down one of four powerhouses at the Grand Coulee Dam. 

A Bureau of Reclamation spokeswoman, Lynne Brougher, told The Wenatchee World (http://bit.ly/15OkWvV ) the fire occurred on a power line that connects a generator to an outside transformer. 

The powerhouse was taken offline as a precaution. 

Technical experts from the bureau's Denver office are investigating.

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