CORRECTION: Crews extinguish fire at BWL Delta Energy Park plant, Erickson plant not affected


UPDATE: 4/21/21 @ 10:09 a.m. (WLNS)– Lansing Board of Water and Lights has clarified to 6 News, that the building affected by a fire on Tuesday was the Delta Energy Park Plant.

It was previously reported that the plant in question was the Erickson plant. The Erickson plant is currently operational, and while it’s on the same property as the Delta Energy plant, it was not affected. It was also reported that the Erickson plant was under construction, that is also not the case, the Delta Energy Plant is under construction, and is expected to go live sometime this fall.

It’s also important to note, electric operations were not affected by the fire.

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS)– Crews are on the scene of a fire at the Board of Water and Lights Erickson Station Plant on Canal Road in Lansing.

Firefighters can be seen working on the roof of the building, cutting holes to vent the fire.

According to Lansing fire officials, grinding and welding in the area may have sparked a fire in the insulation of the building.

The plant is currently under construction and work will shut down the rest of the day. The plant is not operational at this time.

The plant is scheduled to go online in the fall.

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