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Power restored to most of the nearly 3,600 Utahns affected
First Published Aug 23 2013 12:46 pm • Last Updated Aug 23 2013 07:13 pm

Lightning-caused outages that had left nearly 3,600 Rocky Mountain Power customers without power in southcentral and southeastern Utah, were largely restored by late Friday.

By 4:45 p.m., only 134 customers were without service in Helper, Price and Wellington areas.

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The cause of the outages, reported just after noon, was lightning.

Rocky Mountain Power spokesman David Eskelsen said there were lightning strikes on a 46,000-volt line that feeds substations in the affected areas.

The utility gave an estimated restoration time of 8 p.m. for the remainder of the customers.


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