Power restored to 20K in northeast Philadelphia

HOLMESBURG - August 25, 2011

Peco spokesman Ben Armstrong says the fire broke out around 4:45 a.m. Thursday and damaged a circuit breaker.

The fire mostly involved electrical cable contained within a control building and there are no reports of injuries.

Armstrong says it was eventually extinguished around 7 a.m.

He says all power was restored by midday after crews worked to re-energize the substation.

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