10,000 volt cable explodes in Tralee

The ESB says there could have been a fatality following today`s explosion in Tralee. A 10,000 volt cable was knocked out near St Brendan`s Church in the town. The accident left 1200 customers without supply for over an hour. The damage was done while the council undertook work in the area. Power was restored at lunchtime. Spokesman for the ESB PC Lynch says the explosion could have been avoided.

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