Power restored to downtown Reno NV Energy customers

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The lighting on the Reno arch in downtown Reno has returned and power has been restored after a power outage affected about 8,000 NV Energy customers New Year's Eve. That's according to the NV Energy outage map.

An NV Energy spokesperson says the cause of the outage was damage to NV Energy equipment. She says there was a breaker failure.

The outage started about 5:17 p.m.

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