Transformer Fire Leads To Large Power Outage In Frankfort

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Officials in Franklin County say several thousand Frankfort Plant Board customers are without power Tuesday evening following a transformer fire and explosion.

The Director of Franklin County Emergency Management told LEX 18 that much of the eastern part of Frankfort was affected.

A representative from Frankfort Plant Board said there is no estimate on exactly when power is expected to be restored, but crews are out working to fix the problem.

The cause of the transformer fire and explosion on E. Main Street is under investigation.

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