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CASTLE SHANNON (KDKA) – Nearly 1,000 homes are without power Sunday morning following a transformer fire in Castle Shannon.
The Castle Shannon Police Department posted on Twitter that a transformer fire caused the outage.
There was a transformer fire this morning on Rte 88 at Rockwood Ave. Residents without power are asked to contact Duquesne Light to assure you are added to the outage list.
— Castle Shannon Police Department (@ShannonPolice) March 10, 2019
According to the tweet, the fire took place on Route 88 at Rockwood Avenue.
About 1000 homes in #CastleShannon are without power after a transformer failed along #Route88. @DuquesneLight crews are working to restore power. We’ll update you on the progress later today on @KDKA pic.twitter.com/CNiavHCQs5
— Chris Kunicki (@K00nix_Photog) March 10, 2019
All outages were taken care of by the end of the day Sunday.
To see the latest updates on outages from Duquesne Light, click here.