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Oak Ridge Electric Department phones down after overnight storms

Citizens are asked to only call Oak Ridge Police for emergencies.

Phone lines are down at the Oak Ridge Electric Department after storms overnight. 

The city said to call Oak Ridge Police for electric outages and emergencies only. 

ORPD's number is (865) 425-4399.

At least nine people were reportedly killed early Tuesday morning after at least two tornadoes touched down in Tennessee, including one that caused severe damage near downtown Nashville and caused about 40 buildings to collapse around the city. 

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Details are limited. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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