Sub-station fire causes brief power outage
A fire at a sub-station south of New York Mills caused a power outage affecting about 1,300 people in and around New York Mills.
The sub-station, operated by Lake Region Electric Cooperative, is located on Otter Tail County Highway 135.
Firefighters and LREC crews were called out to a fire at the sub-station at 10:24 p.m. When firefighers arrived flames were visible in an isolated area of the station. LREC arrived and extinguised the small blaze.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.