Underground explosion causes outage in downtown St. Louis

8 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago Monday, May 08 2017 May 8, 2017 Monday, May 08, 2017 2:36:00 PM CDT May 08, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An underground explosion is blamed on a power outage in downtown St. Louis.

KMOV-TV reports that the outage on Monday knocked out electricity to several buildings, including parts of Washington Avenue. About 12 traffic lights stopped working as a result of the outage.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately known. There were no injuries.

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