Major Outage Due to Substation Fire - SLIDESHOW

By: Kim Gay, Talquin Electric
By: Kim Gay, Talquin Electric

[UPDATE] 6-7 10am -

The City of Midway is asking citizens to limit their power usage to a minimum as Talquin Electric performs the necessary repairs to the Brickyard Substation.

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UPDATE 6-7-2011 8:00 am

Talquin Electric confirms that most accounts affected by last night's fire at the Brickyard Substation have been restored.

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UPDATE 6-6-2011 10:40 pm

Midway, FL - Talquin's Brickyard Substation experienced a fire tonight, resulting in a major outage for those served by this substation which include the Midway and Ft. Braden areas.

A transformer is being brought to Midway from Perry. Power has been restored but the fix is a temporary one.

City Manager Agatha Muse Salters and Gadsden County Commissioner Eugene Lamb want residents to limit their power usage until further notice, so they can get another transformer.

Also, the fire has been contained and there were no injuries.

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Midway, FL -- June 6, 2011 --

Talquin's Brickyard Substation experienced a fire tonight, resulting in a major outage for those served by this substation which include the Midway and Ft. Braden areas.

Over 2,000 members are without service. Crews are on the scene working to restore power but there is not an estimated time of restoration.

The fire has been contained and there were no injuries.


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