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Power Station Fire Cuts Power to Thousands in Puerto Rico

Hundreds of thousands of residents in San Juan were left without power after a fire at a power station in the Puerto Rican capital.

Firefighters responded to the blaze at around 6:50 pm and extinguished the fire shortly after.

Around 700,000 people were left without power at one stage in the evening, according to local media.

The power company LUMA said restorations would continue into the night. By 10 pm local time, around 400,000 people were still without power, according to the company. Credit: TDeChoudens via Storyful