NOFD working one-alarm fire at main S&WB plant on Claiborne

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NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Fire Department is working a one-alarm fire at a Sewerage and Water Board plant on Claiborne Avenue.

The fire broke out around 11:30 inside the S&WB’s main facility at 8800 South Claiborne Avenue, according to a NOFD spokesperson.

The fire is still active as of noon, with firefighters on the scene working to control it, according to the NOFD.

The fire was reportedly caused by an electrical malfunction in a separate turbine from the one that caught fire last month.

No injuries have been reported.

Stay tuned to WGNO for more information on this developing story.


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