Underground cable explosion causes injuries, power outage

First responders on scene at the intersection of Main Street and Lincoln Street, where an explosion of underground utilities caused an injury.

PELLA – An underground cable exploded near the intersection of Main Street and Lincoln Street, causing injuries and a power outage.

The cause of the explosion and the extent of injuries are currently unknown, according to Pella Police Lt. Paul Haase with the Pella Police Department. The department will release more information regarding the incident once available, he said..

The Pella Police Department, Pella Fire Department and Pella Community Ambulance responded to the call.

Emily Hawk can be reached at 641-672-2581 or by email at ehawk@oskyherald.com.

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