Balloon Causes Power Outage
POSTED: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 10:45pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 8:03am
EL PASO - An unusual power outage in a part of Downtown El Paso left hundreds of people in the dark.
A balloon knocked out electricity when it came in contact with powerlines at Durango and Overland.
550 customers were left in the dark.
The power went out around 3:00 a.m. Wednesday.
Utility crews restored electricity two hours later.