CENTRAL, La. (BRPROUD) – The City of Central experienced a massive power outage Thursday.

The Central Police Department says a transformer blew in the 1600 block of Hooper Road and lines were on fire. Power was out from Hooper Road to Greenwell Springs Road and Sullivan Road to Lovett Road. The power outage affected traffic lights.

Power has been restored as of 7:21 p.m.