Manhole blast causes outage in Passaic

Utility crews are making repairs following a manhole explosion in Passaic.A spokeswoman for Public Service Electric and Gas says the blast was caused by a

PASSAIC - Utility crews are making repairs following a manhole explosion in Passaic.

A spokeswoman for Public Service Electric and Gas says the blast was caused by a cable failure outside a substation around 6 a.m. She says 732 customers are without electricity.

The utility hopes to have service fully restored by 6 p.m.

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