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      No injuries reported at Plant Bowen explosion

      "No life-threatening injuries and no fatalities have been reported following an explosion late this afternoon at the Georgia Power Company facility," according to Bartow County Acting Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Craig Millsap.
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      Bartow County officials urge motorists and sight-seers to please avoid the area around Plant Bowen near Euharlee after Bartow County EMA reported an explosion at the plant in a press release.

      "No life-threatening injuries and no fatalities have been reported following an explosion late this afternoon at the Georgia Power Company facility," according to Bartow County Acting Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Craig Millsap.

      "Minor injuries have been reported, an accountability check of personnel is complete, and there is no immediate threat to the area surrounding Covered Bridge Road, off Georgia Highway 113," he adds.

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