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Thousands Lose Power After Cary Line Break

Posted August 4, 2006

— About 2,700 lost power in Cary for nearly three hours early Thursday evening.

Authorities said a power line was spliced underneath the intersection of Cary Parkway and Laura Duncan Road.

A gas line connected to the spliced line also ruptured and blew off a manhole cover.

The break caused a strong odor of natural gas in the area. Crews fixed the problem around 7 p.m.

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