Transformer fire leaves Entergy customers in Amite without power

USA, Louisiana: Two parishes in Amite City, Louisiana experienced a major power outage on Wednesday afternoon due to a transformer fire at an Entergy substation.

About 8,000 Entergy customers were without power for a large portion of the afternoon after the transformer caught fire, reports WAFB.

Once the fire was fully extinguished, Entergy crews began assessing the damage and making the repairs.

Source: WAFB

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