Edmonton explosion causes alarms

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Emergency crews are on the scene as an explosion caused power outages near downtown Edmonton.

The explosion is believed to be from some electrical failure and Epcor is on the scene.

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Via CTV:

Emergency crews were on the scene after an underground explosion blew out manhole covers, and is believed to have caused a power outage in the downtown core.

Edmonton Fire Rescue confirmed to CTV News that an electrical vault explosion underground in the area of 97 Avenue and 106 Street around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.