Posted: Jun 18, 2013 6:29 AM
Updated: Jun 18, 2013 7:45 AM
10,000 customers of Washington-St. Tammany Electric Co-op or without out power after an explosion at a natural gas facility in Washington Parish.
At about 5:30 at the Florida Gas plant on Lee road, the blast was seen and heard for miles, according to witnesses and residents.
A spokeswoman for the utility says the blast apparently knocked out an Entergy transmission line in the area.