TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Power was restored following a brief mid-day outage that affected thousands of homes.
On Friday afternoon, Tucson Electric Power company reported power outages near East Golf Links Road and South Kolb Road.
Service was restored in the 1 p.m. hour.
TEP reported as many as 11,500 customers were without power on Tucson's east side.
Customers can view updates and TEP's outage map at tep.com/outages.
A TEP spokesman released this statement:
Service has been restored to the vast majority of customers. We traced the outage to an underground cable at one of our substations. We made repairs and were able to get most customers back in service. The outage affected more than 11,500 customers.
Customers who are still experiencing an outage should call us at 520-623-7711. We appreciate everyone’s patience!
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