Estimated return-to-service dates at Laramie River Station

Exponent Engineering and Scientific Services is doing the forensic work to determine the root cause of the fire that happened May 14 at Laramie River Station near Wheatland, WY.

Exponent arrived on plant site May 16 and should complete preliminary work May 17. They have not identified a specific root cause of the fire.

No further significant structural damage has been found. The areas that sustained damage were the breakaway walls and windows in Units 1 and 2 surge bin areas and adjacent areas.

Unit 1 is estimated to return to service June 1. Unit 2 will likely extend its scheduled eight week maintenance outage from its original return-to-service date of May 26 to June 8.

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May 14: No injuries at Laramie River Station fire
May 15: Fire damage assessment ongoing at Laramie River Station

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