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UPDATE: Power Restored to Most of Chelmsford Center Shopping Plaza

August 28, 2018 GMT

CHELMSFORD -- Power to the shopping plaza at 18 Boston Road has been restored after an electrical panel fire left the location without power since around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Chelmsford Fire Chief Gary Ryan announced at around 6:35 p.m. power had been returned to all plaza units except Choice Fitness Gym.

He added the gym would need an external generator for temporary power.

Firefighters discovered a fire impacting the electrical panel in the rear of the building that services roof-top units, according Ryan.

Smoke was removed from the electrical room, while National Grid was summoned to the scene. Power for the entire plaza was shutdown for utility restoration, Ryan said.


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