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POSTED: Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 11:02pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 13, 2011 - 7:54am

EL PASO - Hundreds of people are without power tonight in the Lower Valley.

The lights went out shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday.

A spokeswoman for El Paso Electric told NewsChannel 9 the outage has nothing to do with rolling blackouts from a big wildfire in Arizona.

The fire is burning near the utility's transmission lines, prompting El Paso Electric to warn of possible blackouts.

Seven hundred customers are affected by the current outage in the Lower Valley.

No word on what caused the electricity to go out.

There is also no indication when the lights might come back on.

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Nubiru is coming!..

why are all this blackouts going on in el paso,
who or what is causing them, then all this fires
everywhere, there was never this much wrong going on, every day I see or read just bad and
very little good, something looks very wrong with all this happenings.

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