Power Returns to 1,700 Customers in Fernley

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FERNLEY, NV - The power is back on 1,700 NV Energy customers after being out for nearly 7 hours.

An official with NV Energy says a power outage occurred in Fernley around 11:00 p.m. Friday night after a vehicle hit a pole near the Pioneer Crossing Casino.

The accident knocked out service to 1,700 customers in the Fernley area, according to the official.

After working all night to repair the pole, crews managed to restore power around 6:15 Saturday morning.