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Power restored in Mishawaka after tree takes out power lines

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- Mishawaka firefighters responded to at least two transformer fires early Tuesday morning. The fires caused power outages across parts of the city.

Officials said a tree fell on power lines at Grove and Benton Streets around 1 a.m. which caused a chain reaction. The Mishawaka Fire Department said the two transformers caught on fire within an hour. 

The outage stretched from McKinley Avenue and Logan Street to Main Street. Meijer and Planet Fitness on Grape Road were also affected. 


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