Friday, September 20, 2013

Power Outage due to Fire at Marble City Substation

(Marble City)- An electrical power outage occurred at approximately 7 am on Friday, September 20th, due to a substation fire.  According to a spokesperson with Cookson Hills Electric Cooperative the cause of the fire was due to a pole catching fire at the Marble City electrical substation.  The fire continued to burn causing major damage to equipment. The substation is located just west of the community. The outage affected residents in Marble City, Brushy, Dwight Mission, Pinhook Corner and other areas north of Sallisaw.  Utility workers worked for several hours to restore the power. 

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