Blown transformer causes power outage in Mankato

By |2018-03-22T15:57:14-05:00March 22nd, 2018|

Around 500 customers are without power in Mankato after a transformer blew up just after 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Scanner audio indicated that the explosion sparked a small grass fire.  Xcel Energy has been notified and is responding to the outage. Officials estimate that power should be restored around 7 p.m.