MANY PLUNGED INTO DARKNESS AS AUSTRALIA’S POWER STATION EXPLODES

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AUSTRALIA'S POWER STATION

After an explosion at a power facility in Queensland, Australia, tens of thousands of people were left in the dark.

Around 13:45 local time, a fire broke out in the station in Biloela, according to CS Energy (03:45 GMT).

Local officials have warned of traffic mayhem as energy companies scramble to restore power.

According to energy companies, about 250,000 individuals have had their power restored since then.

However, many people are still without power, with an estimated 375,000 customers affected by the outage, according to a previous statement from power firm Energex.

Businesses, houses, and houses all around the state were affected by the power outage.

The airport and traffic lights in Brisbane were briefly impacted, with officials asking vehicles to exercise caution on the highways, according to the Australia Broadcasting Corporation.

Emergency services in Queensland claimed they were putting out a “generator turbine fire” and that it would be a “prolonged event.”

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