Electrical fire causes explosion at Camp County Jail

PITTSBURG - Camp County Sheriff Alan D. McCandless says heavy winds caused a electrical pole to split in half. The transformer fell on top of his truck causing a massive fire and explosion. 

No injuries were reported. 

Swepco is currently replacing the pole and restoring power around the jail. The jail is running on generators. 

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