Thousands still without power after electrical substation fire in Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Multiple units responded to a fire reported at an electrical substation Sunday night in Winston-Salem, according to authorities.

Four fire units and four officer patrol cars were called to a fire in the 3700 block of High Point Road shortly before 8:30 p.m.

As of 5:15 a.m. Monday morning, about 6,100 people in Forsyth County are without power, according to Duke Energy's website. At one point, about 14,000 people were without power.

The outages will likely affect travel on several busy streets, including Reynolds Park Road, High Point Road, Union Cross Road and I-40.

There are no injuries and officials are investigating the cause.

A time when power may be restored has not been provided and no other details were immediately available.

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