TVA: Coal Bunker Collapses At Fossil Plant; No Injuries

CUMBERLAND CITY, Tenn. - Tennessee Valley Authority has confirmed that a coal bunker has collapsed at its plant in Stewart County.

The incident was reported Friday morning at the Cumberland Fossil Plant in Cumberland City.

TVA officials said no personnel were hurt. They were said to be assessing the damage.  

Scott Brooks, with TVA Public Relations, said the incident happened at unit 2, which was already off-line. Production has not been affected. 

Cumberland City is located about 70 miles northwest of Nashville. 

No additional details were known. 

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