Thousands get power restored after evening-long outage

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Posted: Dec 5, 2012 10:03 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Dec 5, 2012 10:03 PM

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Topics: power, plaquemine, brusly, west baton rouge, iberville

PLAQUEMINE- About two hours after a mysterious power outage, most people have had electricity restored.

Something happened at a substation, leaving thousands along LA 1 in the dark. From Plaquemine to Brusly, people didn't have power Wednesday night.

Crews were able to find the issue, and restore power at about 9 p.m.

Important services like emergency call centers and water systems were on generators during the outage.

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