Eight workers burned in power plant fire get sizeable settlement

"I just remember the vivid images of when I was burned, when I looked at myself in the ambulance," said 24-year-old Alex T. of the industrial accident two years ago that left him with deep burns over 65 percent of his body.

"There's not a day that goes by when I don't think about what happened. And there's nothing that can remove those images, those vivid images from my mind."

Industrial workers survive harrowing coal dust explosion but left with life-changing burn injuries

On February 3, 2009, contractors were setting up scaffolding inside a silo at the We Energies power plant in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee. The silo was used to collect coal dust and store it for eventual burning, and it was in need of repairs.

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