Fire knocks out power at Marine base in SW Georgia
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September 10, 2012 04:45 PM | 418 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Military officials are investigating the cause of a fire that knocked out power at a U.S. Marine Corps base in southwest Georgia.

Authorities say the Monday afternoon fire resulted in a loss of power at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

Base Spokesman Colie Young tells The Albany Herald that a transformer at one of the substations caught fire. Young said that caused a temporary interruption in power. As a precaution, the power to the whole base was shut off.

Young said Monday afternoon the fire had been put out. No injuries were reported.

Few other details were immediately available.

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Information from: The Albany Herald.

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