City of Claremore water treatment plant shut down, residents asked to conserve

UPDATE: Claremore city officials say residents are no longer being asked to conserve water.

A message posted the City of Claremore Government Facebook page reads: As of 12:16 AM, all issues at the water plant were resolved and we are back online. Thank you for your cooperation!

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CLAREMORE, Okla. -- A fire at Claremore's water treatment plant Monday shut down the facility, prompting the city to ask citizens to conserve water. 

The city of Claremore issued a statement via Facebook just after 9:30 Monday night. According to the post, no one was injured and the fire was contained to a grassy area. 

Underground wiring was reportedly damaged in the blaze.  

SEE THE POST  (http://on.fb.me/ZCY14U)

The city requested residents "shut off all automatic sprinkler systems, refrain from outdoor watering or washing vehicles, unnecessary dish washing or laundry or any other non-essential water use" until repairs are made.

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