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Power restored to downtown Port Arthur after early morning warehouse fire

The fire began around 2 a.m. Monday morning.

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Firefighters in Port Arthur have been battling a large structure fire in downtown Port Arthur since the early morning.

The power is back on in downtown Port Arthur after the fire knocked much of it out.

RELATED: Downtown Port Arthur warehouse catches fire early Monday morning

Firefighters from multiple agencies assisted Port Arthur firefighters in fighting the blaze at a warehouse in the 200 block of Lakeshore Drive.

The fire at the building began around 2 a.m. Monday morning.

The Port Arthur Police Department made a Facebook post about the power outage just before 8 a.m. noting that the outage affected city hall, municipal court, post office and both the police fire departments.

A Better Business Bureau website lists the business at the location as Worldwide Sorbent Products which is described on the listing as a “liquid plastics” company.

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