Hours-long South-Central El Paso power outage affects more than 1,200 residents

El Paso News
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After about an 11-hour-long outage, power has been restored to South-Central El Paso residents, according to El Paso Electric.


More than 1,200 South-Central El Paso residents are without power amid an hours-long outage that began early Saturday morning.

According to El Paso Electric, the outage was reported just after 5 a.m. in the Alameda area near Ascarate Park.

1,203 residents are being affected, according to the electric company’s outage map.

Officials say the outage was caused by a crash that took down two electric poles.

According to El Paso Electric, typical restoration time is about three hours. 

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