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Washington dam explosion injures five

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MATTAWA, WA — Five people have been injured in an explosion of electrical equipment at Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River, Grant County Sheriff’s Office officials say.

MATTAWA, WA — Five people have been injured in an explosion of electrical equipment at Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River, Grant County Sheriff’s Office officials say.

The Tri-City Herald reports that 5 Grant Public Utility District employees were injured Thursday afternoon at the dam near Mattawa.

Multiple agencies have responded to the incident including the Hanford Fire Department.

There is no structural damage to Priest Rapids Dam.