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The Superior Utilities Department disconnect the electrical power to Aunt Flossies. The department was called during a Friday afternoon thunderstorm when area businesses experienced fluctuating power and found an electrical meter in flames. The meter was mounted to the exterior of Aunt Flossies.

During the rain showers on Friday, it was tempting to take a camera and go for a walk around Superior looking for a picture to depict the rain. Fortunately, I didn't do that and I was at my desk when the fire department was called to an electrical fire at the rear of Aunt Flossie's Cupboard. Not often do I get to step out newspaper plant's back door and cover a breaking news story.

I don't remember the exact words used by the dispatcher when summoning the fire department but the message was something like "There is an electrical fire near the back door to the Mullet Building."

That was pa...

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