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Watch: Fire breaks out in Madison's MGE center and substation

Devdiscourse News Desk | Madison | Updated: 20-07-2019 06:44 IST | Created: 19-07-2019 18:46 IST
Watch: Fire breaks out in Madison's MGE center and substation

A large fire has broken out at MGE (Madison Gas and Electric) main power center in Wisconsin's Madison. A second fire has also been reported at a substation on North Park Street, near the Kohl Center. The downtown area of Madison has been shut down due to the fire and transmission explosion. The fire at the power center has reportedly left over 10,000 people without power. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

The fire at MGE center was knocked down around 9 a.m. and was believed to be caused by a mechanical issue.

People shared videos and photos of the incident on social media.


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