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Power outage reported in Old Town

WICHITA — Power was disrupted to much of Old Town this evening after an electrical transformer exploded in the 800 block of East Second Street.

Emergency dispatchers received a report of three explosions near the transformer shortly after 6 p.m.

The Wichita Eagle at 825 E. Douglas and the Courtyard Wichita at Old Town at 820 E. Second St. were among the businesses that lost power. Power was restored by 6:35 p.m.

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