Power outages reported in area near stockyards fire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky Utilities has an explanation for the power outages beginning to be reported near the area of the Blue Grass Stockyards fire.

According to a spokesperson, the fire burned down six utility poles, bring power lines to the ground. Around 20 customers have been affected so far. The spokesperson say when the scene is safe, they will be working to reroute the power to restore it to the immediate area.

Also, Lexington firefighters are asking people living within a half mile radius of the fire to stay inside their homes, keep doors and windows shut and avoid the area of South Forbes Road.

 

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