TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Drivers are being asked to avoid Wabash Avenue between 7th Street and 8th Street.
According to Scott Dalton, Battalion Chief with the Terre Haute Fire Department, crews were dispatched to an electrical fire at Candlewood Suites at around 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The hotel was evacuated and no injuries were reported.
According to Rick Burger, with Duke Energy, the power outage is in the area of 7th and 9th Streets and between Wabash Avenue and Ohio Street.
Burger said this incident is similar to one that happened in December. That story can be found below.
The cause of the fire was an underground cable that had gone bad.
Power should be restored by Monday at around 6:00 a.m.
This is a developing story and we will keep you up to date as updates become available.