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Crash knocks out power
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Crash knocks out power

A power outage was reported in Groton after a car struck a utility pole in the area of Bridge and Thames streets and took down wires. Repair crews made the area safe and replaced the poles
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San Rafael power outage follows vault explosion
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San Rafael power outage follows vault explosion

About 3,000 Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers lost power ç after an explosion in a utility vault in San Rafael. The explosion happened at the Valero gas station. No one reported injuries. The utility was investigating the explosion. Power was fully restored later.
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Broken pole causes power outage
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Broken pole causes power outage

Approximately 2,000 Hydro-Québec customers were without power on in Lachute. A pole was broken which led to the power outage. Crews replaced the pole and made other repairs, and the remaining customers again had electricity later.
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Power outage strikes Helena
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Power outage strikes Helena

The thunder and lightning in Helena knocked out power to thousands. NorthWestern has not listed an exact cause for the outage. The outage snarled traffic commute as drivers navigated intersections without power to the traffic lights. Service was restored later.
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Crash causes power outage
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Crash causes power outage

The driver of a truck was taken to hospital after his vehicle struck and tore down two utility poles on Forest Road, taking down electrical wires and causing a power outage to a section of the St. John’s road.
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Two Power Outages  in San Fernando Valley
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Two Power Outages in San Fernando Valley

Dominion Energy said a car accident knocked out power in the Three Chopt Road area overnight. Power outages left nearly 1,000 customers without power. Service was later restored.
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Tree falling on power line knocks out power
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Tree falling on power line knocks out power

A power outage affected nearly 300 customers on Eau Claire’s west side. The cause of the power outage was a tree falling onto a power line. Service was restored a couple of hours later.
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Customers without power after night storms
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Customers without power after night storms

Power outages caused by severe storms that moved through Austin affected more than 5,700 customers. Crews were battling downed tree limbs on power lines and individual meters ripped out of the ground by high winds.
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Power outages in Clarksville
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.