HERCULANEUM, MO (KTVI) – There were no injuries reported Tuesday morning after several transformers blew at the Doe Run Plant in Herculaneum, MO.
The electrical fire started at 4:20 a.m. in the substation. Neighbors say they were awakened by several explosions. Fire crews got to the scene quickly and were able to put out the fire.
“We appreciate the quick response by our staff and our local fire departments,” Gary Hughes, general manager of the facility said. “Fortunately no one was hurt. We’re presently looking into the cause of the fire and assessing any damage.”