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Reports of heavy smoke coming from Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen in Bartow County

7/13/2017 4:00 p.m. 

HOMETOWN HEADLINES 

Bartow County Fire Department units are on the scene of a fire at Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen in Euharlee this afternoon after reports of heavy smoke. A representative with the Fire Department says several units are on the scene, but no other information is available at this time. We have a call into Georgia Power for more information. We will continue to update as more information is available.

From Floyd E-911: Plant Bowen in Bartow County switchyard is on fire. They have fire units on scene & requesting more. Lots of black smoke can be seen from Floyd.

 

 

Photo from Sandra Hyers.

Georgia Power issued this statement on their Twitter page.