About 800 lose power in North Buffalo

800 people lost power after explosion in North Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y.-- North Buffalo residents in the Hertel Avenue-Voorhees Street neighborhood lost power Saturday due explosion around 8 p.m.

According to Steve Brady, National Grid spokesperson, the outage was caused by an "underground cable fault."

Service was restored to affected customers at about 9:45 p.m.

According to National Grid, about 800 lost power.

Buffalo Fire Department dispatch said that a caller reported three loud explosions that caused power to go out. 

2 on Your Side will have more information as it becomes available.

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