Power Restored After Overnight Outage (VIDEO)

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive
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September 7, 2013 Updated Sep 7, 2013 at 10:41 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - An equipment malfunction at an Indiana-Michigan Power station caused a significant power outage early Saturday morning.

Nearly 2,500 I&M customers in areas near Lawton Park, Headwaters Park and the University of Saint Francis lost power around 3 a.m, the power company reports.

Crews were able to switch all but about 50 customers to another substation during equipment maintainence.

I&M says power was fully restored by 8 a.m.




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