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Puerto Rico: Fire at Electrical Station Plunges Swaths of Island Back into Darkness

HeadlineFeb 12, 2018
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In Puerto Rico, wide swaths of the island were plunged back into darkness on Sunday, after an explosion and fire at an electrical station. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority says several municipalities lost power, including parts of the capital, San Juan. This comes after Puerto Rico’s electrical power grid was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Parts of the island have still not regained power since the hurricane five months ago.

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