APS Identifies Worker Killed In Underground Utility Vault Fire

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Rick "Rico" Castillo [Photo provided by APS]

Rick “Rico” Castillo has been identified as the APS electrician killed in a fire in an underground utility vault just after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Mr. Castillo would have turned 42 years old on Monday.

The fire also injured a second APS worker and cut power to numerous high-rise buildings on Monday in downtown Phoenix.

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