Dayton Power & Light (DP&L) said via Twitter on Jan. 10 that six people have been treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the J.M. Stuart coal-fired power plant in southern Ohio.
The plant was evacuated and preliminary reports accounted for all power company employees and contractors following the incident that occurred around 1 p.m. local time, DP&L went on to say in postings on the social media site.
The Stuart coal plant is located in Aberdeen, Ohio, which is in Adams County. The facility includes four coal-fired units that each have a summer operating capacity of 577 MW, according to GenerationHub data.
The facility generated more than 9.85 million MWh of power in 2015, for a capacity factor of 49.5%.
Dayton Power and Light is part of DPL, which is an AES (NYSE:AES) company.