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Published January 05, 2014, 10:30 AM

Most of Xcel customers' power restored

Minot, ND (WDAY TV) Nearly 2,600 Xcel Energy customers in Minot were without power this morning.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Minot, ND (WDAY TV) Nearly 2,600 Xcel Energy customers in Minot were without power this morning, with temperatures around -20 and wind chills near -54 degrees.

The power outage was caused by equipment failure at 11th Avenue SW/10th St. SW.

Power outage reports began coming in just after 9 a.m. from people living in Southwest and Northwest Minot.

By 9:40 a.m., 2,185 customers had their power restored.

Crews are working to restore power for the remaining 474 customers without power.

In addition, crews are also working on an underground cable fail at 12th St./18th Ave. SW.

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