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Hundreds lose power around Knightdale

Posted October 23, 2010 8:01 a.m. EDT
Updated October 23, 2010 1:18 p.m. EDT

— Progress Energy crews were working to restore power to hundreds of customers in the Knightdale area Saturday morning.

The company's website showed that the outage began around 3 a.m. and affected about 872 households and businesses. Service was restored to most customers by 9 a.m.

Progress Energy spokesperson said that equipment failure caused the outage.