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Fallen power lines close portion of Detroit Avenue

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Detroit Avenue from Alexis Road to Rozelle Drive has closed Monday afternoon after a power transformer on a pole exploded, knocking power lines down near Detroit and Terminal Road.

As a result, traffic signals at Detroit and Alexis are not working.

Toledo Edison is at the scene to replace the transformer and restore power to the traffic light and neighboring businesses. A Toledo Edison outage map shows up to 500 customers lost power for a short time.

Police are directing traffic, but encourage drivers to find alternative routes.

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