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Salvation Army MALE Campus reopens after power outage

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Power was restored at the Salvation Army's M.A.L.E. Campus allowing kitchen personnel to prepare meals for the homeless and hungry Sunday. Power was restored at the Salvation Army's M.A.L.E. Campus allowing kitchen personnel to prepare meals for the homeless and hungry Sunday.
Twenty-six veterans live and dine in the building. An estimated 250-400 people rely on the kitchen for a hearty meal every day. Twenty-six veterans live and dine in the building. An estimated 250-400 people rely on the kitchen for a hearty meal every day.
"We're back in business and we're able to keep the shelters open today," David Yarmuth said, Director of Community Relations. "We're back in business and we're able to keep the shelters open today," David Yarmuth said, Director of Community Relations.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Power was restored at the Salvation Army's M.A.L.E. Campus allowing kitchen personnel to prepare meals for the homeless and hungry Sunday.

A transformer explosion temporarily knocked out heat and the ability to prepare meals Saturday evening.

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"We're back in business and we're able to keep the shelters open today," David Yarmuth said, Director of Community Relations.

Twenty-six veterans live and dine in the building. An estimated 250-400 people rely on the kitchen for a hearty meal every day.

"People count on the Salvation Army for that service and it was imperative we resolve that problem as quickly as possible. And we did," Yarmuth said Sunday morning.

During the outage, transitional single parent housing residents were allowed to stay and given extra blankets. Wayside Christian Mission offered help by taking in those seeking shelter using extra mattresses provided by the Salvation Army.

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