Widespread power outage blamed on damaged equipment

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WASHOE COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - NV Energy says debris in on one of the lines caused a widespread power outage Tuesday morning.

It was first reported just before 11AM on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

At one point more than 11,000 customers were impacted.

Viewers sent KOLO 8 News Now photos of the power out at Meadowood Mall, and a sign up at Hobby Lobby indicating the power was out.

NV Energy says most power was restored around noon.

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