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Explosion at a power station in Australia leaves thousands without electricity.

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On Tuesday, a fire that led to an explosion at a power station in the Australian state of Queensland left thousands without electricity. Energy companies attempted to restore energy as fast as possible.

The explosion occured near the town of Biloela around 13:45 local time. So far, 250,000 people had their electricity restored, but more than 375,000 people are still without power. The power outage affected schools, businesses and homes across most of the state. The airport and the traffic lights in the state of Brisbane were briefly affected.

Energex is investigating the current outage and asked people to contact them only in life threatening situations as fhey are trying to restore power to the state.

More details to follow.

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