Archive for Monday, February 20, 2012

Power restored in Tonganoxie

February 20, 2012

Power gradually was restored to Westar Energy customers Monday in Tonganoxie, with some being without power for 3 1/2 hours.

According to the Westar Energy power outage hotline, damaged power lines caused the outage. Westar Energy’s website showed that between 50 and 500 customers were without power at one point Monday night. The outage occurred about 7:30 p.m. and power was restored about 11 p.m.

The outage also affected the traffic signal at U.S. 24-40 and Main, though other areas of town were not affected. The signal at U.S. 24-40 and Fourth Street was functioning during the outage.

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