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Power outage affects 13K in Fayetteville

Posted October 27, 2014

— Crews restored power in Fayetteville after a major power line failed early Monday, leaving 13,000 people in the dark during the morning commute.

The outage happened shortly after 7 a.m., and power was back on by 9 p.m.

Authorities say one of three major power lines feeding the city went out because of a faulty circuit breaker.

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  • rschleich Oct 27, 2014

    Power was actually back on by 9 AM.