Lewis County

Lewis County
7:13 am
Thu January 20, 2011

Explosion at Chehalis power plant; no injuries reported

A blast and fire at a natural-gas fired power plant in Chehalis was caused by a transformer explosion. No one was injured, according to a plant spokeswoman.

Jan Mitchell says the PacifiCorp-owned facility’s damage is limited to a large transformer on the edge of the property. 

The fire did not involve the plant itself or natural gas.

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Earthquakes
9:00 am
Tue November 16, 2010

Small quake rattles South Sound

The red arrow on this Google map points to the Lewis County town of Mossyrock, near the epicenter of this morning's 4.2 quake. It was felt all over the South Sound.
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A 4.2 earthquake gave a shake to Lewis and Thurston counties just before 8 am this morning. The US Geological Survey reports the small temblor was centered between the town of Morton and Mossyrock.  No injuries or damages have been reported.


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