Fire at KCP&L substation leaves Spickard residents without power

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A fire was reported early today at the KCP&L substation in Spickard and while details were not available, the fire led to customers being without electricity.

Grundy County Emergency Management reports KCP&L was working on restoring power and hoped to have all customers back in service by late afternoon. The Emergency Manager reports messages were sent to Spickard customers who signed up to receive Grundy County emergency alerts.

KCP&L’s outage map showed as many as 165 customers in Spickard were at one time, without power.