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OAK PARK HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) - Xcel Energy is shutting down its King plant in Oak Park Heights after a fire and possible explosion in a building near the coal-fired plant.


Xcel spokeswoman Mary Sandok says it happened just before 5 a.m. Monday in a building where the coal is crushed before going into the plant.

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