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Broken Pole Leads to Power Outage in Lakeville, Southern Burnsville

The power outage for 1,730 Dakota Electric customers occurred early Monday morning.

Broken Pole Leads to Power Outage in Lakeville, Southern Burnsville
A broken pole at 165th Street West and Kenrick Avenue in Lakeville led to a power outage for Dakota Electric Assocation customers in Lakeville and southern Burnsville.

The outage began at 3:22 a.m. and affected 1,730 customers according to Dakota Electric spokesman Joe Miller.

By 4:30 a.m. more than 1,100 customers had their power restored, and all except a few customers near the broken pole had power restored by 5 a.m.

Dakota Electric made several updates about the outage on its social media accounts, including the tweets above. 

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