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The Tampa Tribune
Fifth worker from TECO molten slag accident diesThe June 29 accident at the Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Bea
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The June 29 accident at the Tampa Electric Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach claimed a fifth life on Thursday. BRACE Industrial Group said its employee, Armando Perez, 56, died of injuries he sustained from the accident. Molten slag, a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
TECO tragedy widow asks for apology from company to move forwardhusband, Frank Lee Jones, and her son, Gary Marine Junior, were contractors doi
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
husband, Frank Lee Jones, and her son, Gary Marine Junior, were contractors doing maintenance at the TECO power plant in Apollo Beach last week when hot, molten slag spilled on them. Frank died Saturday. Gary is still at Tampa General Hospital.... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
TECO tragedy widow asks for apology to move forwardhusband, Frank Lee Jones, and her son, Gary Marine Junior, were contractors doi
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
husband, Frank Lee Jones, and her son, Gary Marine Junior, were contractors doing maintenance at the TECO power plant in Apollo Beach last week when hot, molten slag spilled on them. Frank died Saturday. Gary is still at Tampa General Hospital.... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Family and friends gather at his spot to honor Frank Lee Jones, fourth worker to die in Tampa Electric accidentof six workers severely burned when molten hot slag gushed out a tank June 29 a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
of six workers severely burned when molten hot slag gushed out a tank June 29 at Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power station at Apollo Beach. Jones, who was a contracted worker for Gaffin Industrial Service in Riverview, died Saturday afternoon at Tampa... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Fourth TECO worker dies after accident at plantA fourth person has died from the TECO Apollo Beach industrial accident on June
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
A fourth person has died from the TECO Apollo Beach industrial accident on June 29. Frank Lee Hill, 55, died Saturday, according to a company spokeswoman. Christopher Irvin, 42, and Michael McCort, 60m died the day of the accident. Antonio... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fourth worker in Tampa Electric plant accident diesconfirmed the death. Jones was one of six workers who were severely burned whe
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
confirmed the death. Jones was one of six workers who were severely burned when molten slag gushed out of a tank at the Apollo Beach power plant. The substance can reach temperatures of more than 1,000 degrees. Senior plant operator Michael... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nearly half Florida power plant deaths same companyElectric had eight. That includes the three workers who died after an accident
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
Electric had eight. That includes the three workers who died after an accident last week at the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach. Three men suffered severe burns and died, while three others were injured when a molten substance called slag... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Fundraiser held to benefit victims of TECO Big Bend accidentin the TECO industrial accident at Big Bend Power Station on June 29, has died.
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 17 days ago
in the TECO industrial accident at Big Bend Power Station on June 29, has died. Original Report: Hundreds gathered at an Apollo Beach restaurant on July 6 to raise funds meant to help some of the victims of last week's TECO industrial accident at... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Nearly half Florida power plant deaths same companyElectric had eight. That includes the three workers who died after an accident
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
Electric had eight. That includes the three workers who died after an accident last week at the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach. Three men suffered severe burns and died, while three others were injured when a molten substance called slag... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nearly half Florida power plant deaths same companyFlorida utility. That includes the three workers who died after an accident la
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
Florida utility. That includes the three workers who died after an accident last week at the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach. Three men suffered severe burns and died, while three others were injured when a molten substance called slag... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Mosquito invasion plaguing Bay Areaits eggs in dry marsh areas like the mangroves in South Tampa’s Picnic Island P
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
its eggs in dry marsh areas like the mangroves in South Tampa’s Picnic Island Park, or the coastal marshes of Gibsonton and Apollo Beach. Those eggs can sit there for up to 10 years waiting to hatch. In June, officials say the Bay Area got a... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
TECO accounts for nearly half of Florida power plant deaths, data showsElectric had eight. That includes the three workers who died after an accident
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Electric had eight. That includes the three workers who died after an accident last week at the Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach. Senior plant operator Michael McCort and contract workers Christopher Irvin and Antonio Navarrete suffered... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Third man dies following power plant accidentAPOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) � A third man has died from a Florida power plant accid
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) � A third man has died from a Florida power plant accident that happened when molten material poured onto workers as they tried to unplug a blocked tank Hillsborough County Sheriff's officials told the The Associated Press in... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Woman whose husband and son were injured at the TECO power plant speaks outChristopher Irvin, Frank Lee Jones, and Gary Marine Junior. A fundraiser was he
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
Christopher Irvin, Frank Lee Jones, and Gary Marine Junior. A fundraiser was held at Alpha Pizza, Pasta, & Prime in Apollo Beach. Tracy Jones attended the event, but she is focused on the two men she calls her rock --- her husband and... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Fundraiser held to benefit victims of TECO Big Bend accidentHundreds gathered at an Apollo Beach restaurant on July 6 to raise funds meant
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
Hundreds gathered at an Apollo Beach restaurant on July 6 to raise funds meant to help some of the victims of last week's TECO industrial accident at Big Bend Power Station and their families. Fundraiser organized by Gaffin Industrial Services Two... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Community spurring fundraising efforts after deadly TECO accidentJr., 32, Antonio Navarrete, 21, Frank Lee Jones, 55, and Armando J Perez, 56 al
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
Jr., 32, Antonio Navarrete, 21, Frank Lee Jones, 55, and Armando J Perez, 56 all suffered life-threatening injuries. The Apollo Beach community is coming together to support the families of those affected by the tragedy. A GoFund me page has been... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Community comes together to help families of victims in TECO industrial accidentthe families of the 3 Gaffin Industrial Services employees. The fundraiser will
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 20 days ago
the families of the 3 Gaffin Industrial Services employees. The fundraiser will be held at Alpha Pizza, Pasta, & Prime in Apollo Beach. “You’re hoping somebody will pinch you and say this is just a dream -a bad dream- a nightmare, but that’s not... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Everything we know: TECO incidentwere killed and four were injured in what was described as a "major incident" a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
were killed and four were injured in what was described as a "major incident" a the Tampa Electric Co. power plant in Apollo Beach. Here's everything we know so far. • THE ACCIDENT.Molten slag gushed out of a tank at the Tampa Electric power... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough medical examiner: Two dead at TECO plant were power-washing near slag tankinitial case summary of the two men who died after being burned by molten slag
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
initial case summary of the two men who died after being burned by molten slag while working at the Big Bend Power Plant in Apollo Beach. A senior plant manager, Michael McCort, 60, and a contract employee, Christopher Irvin, 40, were found dead at... Read more
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Newsmax
Big Bend Power Station Accident Kills 2, Injures 4Larry McKinnon said emergency workers responded to afternoon calls about an exp
Newsmax / Posted 24 days ago
Larry McKinnon said emergency workers responded to afternoon calls about an explosion at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach, reported The Associated Press. The accident's cause wasn't immediately known, but McKinnon said authorities... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Victims of Florida power plant accident identifiedAPOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) � Workers at a Florida power plant were trying to unplu
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) � Workers at a Florida power plant were trying to unplug a blocked tank when molten material poured onto them, killing two and injuring four others, officials said Friday. Tampa Electric President and CEO Gordon Gillette said... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
CEO rides public transit to make changes for PSTAfor a complete overhaul. If you take Hillsborough Area Regional Transit and li
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 24 days ago
for a complete overhaul. If you take Hillsborough Area Regional Transit and live in a smaller community like Ruskin, Apollo Beach or Sun City Center, expect to see fewer buses next year. The number of HART routes will be reduced from 41 to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Trigaux: Amid Tampa Electric workplace tragedy, a reminder too many Floridians die at workThe lives lost at Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power plant in Apollo Beach are a t
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
The lives lost at Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power plant in Apollo Beach are a tragedy, the latest frustrating example of too many people dying in too many ways at work in Florida. Workers who have lost their lives in this state have died in a wide... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
TECO, federal officials looking for answers in fatal power plant accidentthe cause of Thursday's industrial accident that left two people dead and four
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 24 days ago
the cause of Thursday's industrial accident that left two people dead and four others injured at the TECO power plant in Apollo Beach. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Friday morning it has officially opened an... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Victims of Florida power plant accident identifiedAPOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) � Florida authorities have released the names of the wo
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) � Florida authorities have released the names of the workers killed and injured in an industrial accident at a power plant. The two killed Thursday at the Tampa Electric Company plant were 40-year-old Christopher Irvin and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
2 killed in industrial accident at Florida power plantAPOLLO BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — Two people are dead and four others suffered life-t
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 days ago
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — Two people are dead and four others suffered life-threatening injuries in an industrial incident at Tampa Electric’s Big Bend power plant on Thursday afternoon. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue took a 911 call just before... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
A year after acquiring TECO Energy, Emera faces major crisis management ordealpeople are dead and four others are seriously injured after an explosion at the
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
people are dead and four others are seriously injured after an explosion at the Tampa Electric Company power plant in Apollo Beach Thursday afternoon. Since the time of the explosion, TECO and Emera have been tight-lipped about sharing... Read more
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NBC Miami
2 Killed, 4 Hurt in Industrial Accident at Fla. Power PlantLarry McKinnon said emergency workers responded to afternoon calls about an exp
NBC Miami / Posted 25 days ago
Larry McKinnon said emergency workers responded to afternoon calls about an explosion at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach. The accident's cause wasn't immediately known, but McKinnon said authorities quickly ruled out... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Investigation continues into explosion at Tampa Electric Co. plant that killed two, injured fourAPOLLO BEACH — Authorities this morning continue to investigate an explosion at
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
APOLLO BEACH — Authorities this morning continue to investigate an explosion at the Tampa Electric Company power plant here that killed two people and seriously injured two others Thursday. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue units responded to a 911... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Town hall draws out SouthShore transportation concernsessential for the dense population of seniors in this area who depend on the bu
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
essential for the dense population of seniors in this area who depend on the bus service as their only means of getting to Apollo Beach, Riverview or Brandon for shopping, medical appointments, movies and other "quality of life" needs. Residents... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
TECO, federal officials looking for answers in fatal power plant accidentthe cause of Thursday's industrial accident that left two people dead and four
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
the cause of Thursday's industrial accident that left two people dead and four others injured at the TECO power plant in Apollo Beach. Investigation ongoing into Thursday's fatal accident Accident occurred in slag tank at Big Bend BAY NEWS 9+,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
5 Things to Know in Florida for June 30social media that firefighters responded to calls about an explosion Thursday a
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
social media that firefighters responded to calls about an explosion Thursday afternoon at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach. Officials say two people were airlifted to a Tampa hospital and two others were taken by ground. The hospital... Read more
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First Coast News
Two killed in accident at TECO Big Bend plantfor, officials said. Officials said there is no threat to the community. Stay
First Coast News / Posted 25 days ago
for, officials said. Officials said there is no threat to the community. Stay with WTSP.com for updates. Breaking: #HCFR is currently working a major incident at the TECO plant in Apollo Beach with multiple patients; PIO en route © 2017 W... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Explosion inside Florida power plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
KGTV San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
2 killed, 4 injured in industrial accident at power plantLarry McKinnon said emergency workers responded to afternoon calls about an exp
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
Larry McKinnon said emergency workers responded to afternoon calls about an explosion at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach. The accident's cause wasn't immediately known, but McKinnon said authorities quickly ruled out... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Explosion inside Florida power plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Explosion inside TECO's Big Bend Power Plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Explosion inside Florida power plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Explosion inside Florida power plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Explosion inside Florida power plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
KIVI Boise / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Explosion inside Florida power plant kills 2 workers, critically injures 4 othersthe plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take ove
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 25 days ago
the plant during the investigation. Federal investigators will likely take over the case. 4th patient just arrived at Tampa General Hospital from TECO plant in Apollo Beach where incident occurred. No details on injuries. pic.twitter.com/5zPtai... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
2 killed, 4 injured in industrial accident at power plantAPOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An industrial accident at a Florida power plant Thurs
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An industrial accident at a Florida power plant Thursday killed two people and seriously injured four others, officials said. "They were all contractors doing routine maintenance, and something happened," he said. Two... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
2 killed 4 injured in industrial accident at power plant AP News | 06/29/17 04:06 PM APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say an indu
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 25 days ago
AP News | 06/29/17 04:06 PM APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say an industrial accident at a Florida power plant has killed two people and seriously injured four others. Hillsborough... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
5 Things to Know in Florida for June 30social media that firefighters responded to calls about an explosion Thursday a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
social media that firefighters responded to calls about an explosion Thursday afternoon at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach. Officials say two people were airlifted to a Tampa hospital and two others were taken by ground. The hospital... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
2 killed, 4 injured in industrial accident at Florida power plantmedia that firefighters responded to calls about a “major incident” Thursday af
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
media that firefighters responded to calls about a “major incident” Thursday afternoon at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach. Officials say two people were airlifted to a Tampa hospital and two others were taken by ground. The hospital... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Two dead in major industrial accident at TECO plantAPOLLO BEACH, Fla. - Two people were killed and four others were injured Thursd
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 25 days ago
APOLLO BEACH, Fla. - Two people were killed and four others were injured Thursday in a major incident involving hazardous materials at a Tampa-area power plant, a TECO spokeswoman said. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials said four other... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Emergency crews responding to 'major incident' at TECO power plantAPOLLO BEACH — Emergency rescue units responded Thursday to a "major incident"
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
APOLLO BEACH — Emergency rescue units responded Thursday to a "major incident" at the Tampa Electric Company power plant in Apollo Beach. In a tweet sent at 4:43 p.m., Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said there are "multiple patients" as a result of... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Several injured in major incident at TECO plantHillsborough County Fire Rescue is working a "major incident at the TECO plant
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is working a "major incident at the TECO plant in Apollo Beach. There are reports of multiple workers being injured. According to a Tampa General Hospital spokeswoman, they are expecting to receive at least three... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Several injured in major incident at TECO plantHillsborough County Fire Rescue is working a "major incident at the TECO plant
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is working a "major incident at the TECO plant in Apollo Beach. There are reports of multiple workers being injured. According to a Tampa General Hospital spokeswoman, they are expecting to receive at least three... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
'Major incident' reported at TECO plant in Apollo BeachHillsborough County firefighters are working what they called a "major incident
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 25 days ago
Hillsborough County firefighters are working what they called a "major incident" at the TECO plant in Apollo Beach. The Thursday afternoon incident involves multiple patients but no fatalities. BAY NEWS 9+, NEWS 13+ APPS UPGRADED: The new releases... Read more
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