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Fire leaves 5,000 temporarily in dark in Plant City

PLANT CITY A fire at a Tampa Electric Co. substation left about 5,000 customers temporarily without power Thursday afternoon.

A number of businesses along James L. Redman Parkway went dark during the outage that lasted about 90 minutes. Service was fully restored about 4 p.m.

The fire was put out within an hour. The cause of the fire is under investigation, a TECO spokeswoman said.

No one was injured in the fire.

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