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Substation explosion knocks out power to many customers in Powell County

Many people in Powell County spent part of Sunday night without power.

Emergency officials tell WKYT that a substation exploded on Ships Branch Road, knocking out power to all of Clay City, and parts of Stanton.

As of 11 p.m. Sunday, crews were still working to restore power to everyone.

There's no word yet on what caused the explosion.


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