A fire at an electronic substation is the cause of a widespread power outage today in the city of Waco.

A power outage has left some 10,000 customers in the dark today in Waco after a fire broke out at a substation at North 27th and Colonia Avenue.

KWTX is reporting that Oncor says it will take a couple of hours to restore power for its customers after the outages began to be reported about 4 PM this afternoon. The loss of power caused some people to be trapped in an elevator in an office at 801 Austin Avenue in Waco.

Track the power outage via the Oncor website here. 

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