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Power Restored to South Side

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UPDATE: La Crosse, WI (WXOW) -XCcel Energy has restored power to the remaining 1,000 customers.  Spokesman Brian Elwood says power was restored to the first 5,000 customers by 6:50 and to the remaining 1,000 by 7:25pm.

 

UPDATE: LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN (WXOW)— According to Xcel, power was restored to 5000 of the 6000 impacted by the outage.

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LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN (WXOW)— About 6000 people in La Crosse and Stoddard are without power.

According to Xcel Energy the outage began around 6 PM. Crews responding found a squirrel had come into contact with energized equipment at a substation serving the area. Repairs are being made.

A spokesman for Xcel Energy says he does not know when power will be restored. Stay with News 19 for updates.

 

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