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Transformer explosion leaves some Reading residents in the dark

Transformer explosion leaves some Reading residents in the dark

READING, Pa. - The power is back on for most Reading residents who were left in the dark Tuesday night.

Police say a transformer exploded at Fifth and Canal streets.

According to Met-Ed's website, more than 1,800 customers were initially affected.

All but a handful now have their electricity back.

The power company says it expects to have service fully restored by 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.


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