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Power restored to Mall St. Matthews, customers allowed to return

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Mall St. Matthews was a ghost town after the power outage forced customers out of the building. Mall St. Matthews was a ghost town after the power outage forced customers out of the building.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A power outage at Mall St. Matthews caused customers to evacuate for about an hour Wednesday afternoon.

A St. Matthews emergency dispatcher said the outage triggered a fire alarm at the mall. Customers reported hearing a recorded message telling them to evacuate around 1:15 p.m.

Responding firefighters determined it was only a power outage and not a fire. Customers were allowed back inside the mall shortly after 2 p.m.

LG&E was working to determine the cause of the outage.

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