Electrical fire causes power outage in Downtown Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn — A power outage early Thursday morning left many in Downtown Memphis in the dark.

A reported electrical fire at an apartment building is believed to be the reason for the outage.

Just after 5 a.m., residents at Van Fleet Flats, off of 2nd Ave. and near Union Ave., awoke to the sound of fire alarms. Residents said they were told there was an electrical fire in the basement.

A large crew of MLGW workers were on scene to restore power.

According to MLGW’s outage map, power has been restored.

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