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Power restored after electrical fire in downtown Akron

Posted: 9:32 AM, Dec 12, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-12 11:03:32-05

Power has been restored in downtown Akron after an electrical fire required a grid to be powered down.

More than 230 residents lost power after an underground electrical vault fire at 39 East Market Street.

The Akron Police Department is managed traffic downtown during the outage.

The Akron Municipal Court offices are closed Monday due to the temporary loss of power.