Power restored after outage in Thorp

Xcel Energy says the outage affected nearly 175 customers in the area.

(MGN Online)

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Dozens of customers in Thorp have their power back after an outage Friday morning.

City Administrator Randy Reeg says a semi was headed to a lumber yard to make a delivery around 10 a.m. Friday morning. That's when it snapped a power pole in half on N. Lincoln Street, and brought wires down. Thorp police responded.

Xcel Energy says the outage affected nearly 175 customers in the area. As of 11:45 a.m. Friday, power had been restored to all but one customer.


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