Entergy substation at corner of Julia and Lamm in Denham Springs explodes

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Denham Springs fire and police first responders, as well as Entergy personnel assess the damage at the Entergy substation on the corner of Lamm and Julia Street, next to the police station. The fire was doused quickly.
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DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (The Livingston Parish News) – Reports of a loud ‘boom’ were given by many residents and business owners within a small radius of the corner of Julia and Lamm Streets in Denham Springs.

The sound was followed by temporary power loss for many in the city, but power was quickly restored by Entergy through backup means as crews and first responders rushed to the substation site.

What they found was a fire.

However, according to first responders, the fire was small and handled quickly. Entergy crews went to work trying to figure out what happened and how to fix the problem.

According to Entergy, no long term energy grid effects are expected at this time.

By: McHugh David | The News

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