RAW VIDEO: Energy Plant Explosion in Shakopee

Created: 04/25/2013 5:13 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda

An explosion erupted Thursday at an energy plant in Shakopee.

The explosion happened at Koda Energy in Shakopee, a partner of Rahr Malting Co. No injuries were reported in the blast that erupted in two biomass tanks.

A few nearby homes were temporarily evacuated. The city also asked everyone within a mile radius of the site to remain indoors immediately after the explosion.

The energy plant is an environmentally-friendly energy project with Rahr Malting Co. The two facilities are at the same location, 800 First Ave. W. in Shakopee.

A story about the blast is available on KSTP.com.