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Power restored to Fountain Valley after hours long outage

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director ,
Published On: Aug 01 2013 03:57:36 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 01 2013 05:25:39 PM CDT

Fountain Utilities says lightning knocked out the electricity for 10,000 customers in Fountain, Security, and Widefield Thursday. Power has now been restored.

The utility says a bolt of lightning hit the north Fountain substation around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, knocking out power for customers living north of C&S Road.

Service was declared fully restored just before 4:20 p.m.