2 LADWP workers injured near LACMA following equipment failure

Firefighters inspect reports of an explosion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. (KABC)

An equipment failure near the Los Angeles County Museum of Art caused a short power outage overnight on Saturday and injured two Los Angeles Department of Water and Power workers.

Authorities received reports of an explosion shortly after 11 p.m. at Wilshire Boulevard near LACMA. Two LADWP workers who were doing routine work suffered non-serious injuries and were treated at the scene, according to LADWP officials.

The failure happened at a construction site, according the Los Angeles Fire Department. The power was restored by 3:30 a.m.

The cause of the failure was unknown. No further information was available.

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