Underground fire causes power outage in CBD, Warehouse District

Published: Apr. 11, 2013 at 2:17 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 18, 2013 at 2:17 PM CDT
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New Orleans, La.- Entergy New Orleans is investigating an underground fire near Carondelet and St. Joseph Thursday morning.

Entergy reported about 1500 customers without power in the CBD and Warehouse District around 9:30 a.m.

A spokesman for Entergy New Orleans says part of an underground equipment caught fire, but it is unclear what caused the fire to spark.

Power was restored just after 12:30 p.m.

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