Power Outages in the US (Page 6)

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Power outages in Clarksville

After a tornado in Clarksville, fallen trees and downed power lines caused power outages. More than 925 customers were without power after severe weather rolled.
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Drunk driver arrested after causing power outage

Drunk driver arrested caused a power outage in Brookhaven. He crashed his vehicle into a power pole on North Jackson Street. Knocked out power for several hours to homes and businesses in that community.
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Crash into pole takes out power

A crash brought down a telephone pole in Greenfield, which caused a power outage in the area and stopped both lanes of traffic for an hour and a half.
The vehicle was extensively damaged and was towed from the scene.
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Fire north caused by lightning strike

The wildfire that forced dozens of people to evacuate and left thousands of people without power in northern Saskatchewan was caused by a lightning strike. It is expected to take weeks before the wildfire is fully extinguished. It also damaged 15 power poles along the transmission line causing power outages affecting 9,000 people.
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Power outages in the Springfield area

Strong winds and heavy rain in Springfield, resulted in power outages. There were reports of trees being damaged and also The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning
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Customers affected by power outage

A massive power outage in the area of Edmond due to a transmission problem affected thousands of OG&E customers. Officials said transmission lines and poles were down near Guthrie Lake.
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Equipment failure causes power outage

About 1,100 customers were without power in Horry County. The utility company said that an equipment failure caused a major power outage. Later all power was restored.
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Power out in Riverside

An unexpected power outage affected nearly 12,000 customers in Riverside. The outage was caused by a vehicle collision in the area of Central Avenue and Acorn Street, according to the emergency line.
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Pole fire knocks out power

A pole fire is believed to be the cause of a wide power outage in St. Thomas. Generators at the nearby Randolph Harley Power Plant went offline just minutes after the two feeders tripped. Power was restored later.
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Power outage caused paper mill fire

A paper fire occurred on the paper machine winder caused by the abrupt power outage experienced throughout the International Falls area. About 4,500 customers were without power for about three hours. No injuries were reported.
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Power restored after outage in Watertown

A failure in equipment at a substation resulted in a power outage that affected more than 3,000 customers in Watertown. Had cut the power to many stop lights and businesses. A couple of hours later, crews repaired the equipment failure at National Grid's substation.
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Power outages in Salt Lake City

Multiple power outages occurred in Salt Lake City, knocking power out for more than 5,800 customers. Power was restored just a few hours later by Rocky Mountain Power crews.
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Travelers see delays after power outage

A brief power outage at Pittsburgh International Airport caused some security line delays. According to KDKA, the outage occurred as crews were conducting electrical testing overnight. The service was restored later.
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An explosion caused by a ball that ignited a fire in Martinez

In Martinez, a burning tennis ball being played with by three teenage boys started a fire that displaced three residents, heavily damaged at least one house and several vehicles, and briefly caused a power outage affecting about 8,700 customers, authorities said.
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Flash flood and power outages due to torrential rain

Torrential rain that has swept through southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana, triggered flash floods and power outages. Extreme rainfall and increased rainfall rates are closely linked with warming temperatures and the climate crisis.
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Tractor-trailer driver took out power lines in Clay

A driver from Clay who took down several utility poles while driving drunk caused a power outage. Tractor-trailer was towed away. North Syracuse Police arrested and charged him with driving while impaired by alcohol. Verizon worked on repairing the poles to restore power back to the area.
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Crash causes power outage

A utility pole was broken during an automobile accident in Berkeley. About 1000 customers were affected because of the power outage. Power was restored a couple of hours later.
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Healdsburg without power after small fire

Power outage across Healdsburg affected about 2,738 homes and businesses, after a small grass fire, ignited near an electrical substation where PG&E crews were at work.
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California Power Grid Still vulnerable to power cuts

The authorities in Sacramento, have warned against the power outages which might present themselves once again this year and that have tormented the area last year's due to extreme heat.
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Fleeing man climbs on wires and causes power outage

In Portland a man climbed onto a roof and then on the cables of a power line causing a shutting down of the latter. The power outage targeted about 3000 customers. He was taken into custody.
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Power outages reported due to severe weather

Thousands of customers were without power as severe thunderstorms roll through the Houston area. CenterPoint Energy reported 18,433 customers lost service.
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Power outage caused by fire

Residents in Waskesiu and near areas left without power. The power outage was caused by a fire. SaskPower said that the problem was a transmission line needed to be repaired, and some areas were hard for them to get to due to a fire. They worked to repair damage caused by fire and restored service
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Massive Tuolumne County Outage

Tens of thousands of customers of PG&E in Tuolumne, California lost power for nearly three hours. PG&E was conducting maintenance on their system that required to utilize a backup generation source and the power outage occurred when the backup failed.
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Power outage in Texas

Storms left more than 4 million Texans without power, caused $200 billion in damages, and nearly 200 died. Some natural gas companies have reported making billions in profits from the storm. But before and during the storm, natural gas production fell by half. The main cause of the power outages was a failure of the integrated natural gas and power systems.
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Excavator accident causes outage in East Richmond

Over 2,000 customers in east Richmond were affected by power losses. Residents in the Hamilton community said that the outage was caused by an excavator knocking over a power line pole.