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Highway 50 in Stateline closed due to utility explosion

The Record-Courier
Emergency vehicles are blocking traffic through Stateline.
Nevada Highway Patrol

Highway 50 through Stateline is closed after an explosion in a power conduit knocked out electricity.

Tahoe Douglas firefighters, NV Energy and Southwest Gas utility workers are at the scene.

The incident occurred around 5 a.m. Sunday. There are no reports of injuries as a result of the blast.

Nearly 400 NV Customers are without power as a result of the incident.

Nevada Department of Transportation, Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies, and Douglas County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue responded to the incident.

Estimated restoration of power is noon today, according to http://www.nvenergy.com