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Equipment failure causes thousands to lose power

3 years 4 months 1 week ago May 20, 2013 May 20, 2013 Monday, May 20 2013 May 20, 2013 5:06 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

GONZALES- An equipment failure left thousands of people without power in East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parishes.

Electricity services were cut about 5:20 p.m. Monday, according to the Entergy website, the company reporting the problems. Crews are making repairs and service is estimated to be reconnected by 10 p.m.

There were no immediate reports about what caused the outage to some 20,000 customers.
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