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Power outage hits 1,200 in Midvale, Sandy

Published July 10, 2013 7:27 am

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Nearly 1,200 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Salt Lake County were briefly without electricity Wednesday morning.

The utility said the outage, reported about 7:15 a.m., affected areas of Midvale and Sandy within the 84070 and 84047 zip codes.

Repair crews were dispatched and full service was restored by 7:35 a.m.

Rocky Mountain officials said the outage was caused by birds who landed, or flew into transmission equipment.

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