VIDEO: Fire temporarily leaves Florida customers without power

Still frame from NBC News video

MIAMI SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) – A fire temporarily left about 10,000 South Florida customers without power Tuesday. A Florida Power and Light Company spokesperson confirmed a fire occurred at a Miami Springs substation.

“We have crews on scene working to restore service safely and as quickly as possible,” the spokesperson said.

Power was restored Tuesday evening.

Witnesses told NBC Miami they heard two explosions. Justin Sabljak told NBC Miami the explosions were loud and occurred back-to-back. He then lost power. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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