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Hundreds lose power in Boone County


UPDATE: Boone Electric Cooperative confirmed power was restored around 8:20 p.m. Officials said there were two separate outages. The first was caused by a bad connection that led to a burnt wire. In order to fix that issue, crews had to cause a second outage.

ORIGINAL: Hundreds of Boone County residents lost power Tuesday night.

According to the Boone Electric Cooperative outage map, nearly 33 customers lost power north of Columbia just after 6 p.m. As of 8 p.m., nearly 800 customers reported losing power.

The website estimates that power will be restored before 9 p.m.

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Katie Greathouse

Katie Greathouse is the assistant news director for ABC 17 News.


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