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1,600 people without power in Ricardo after NEC substation catches fire

Officials say the entire substation has been de-energized and crews are on the way to fix it.
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RICARDO, Texas — 1,600 people are without power in Ricardo Tuesday morning after a Nueces Electric Cooperative substation caught fire, according to the company's Facebook page. 

The company reports the entire substation has been de-energized and crews are enroute to fix it.

FINAL HURRICANE HANNA RESTORATION UPDATE, 7/28, 8 AM: Power has been... restored to all NEC members impacted by Hurricane Hanna and NEC has deactivated its emergency response plan. NEC line crews continue to address a few additional outages and make further system repairs caused by the storm and its aftermath.