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Power restored to Crosbyton, Ralls residents after animal caused outage

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Published: Jun. 24, 2021 at 7:26 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2021 at 2:14 PM CDT
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CROSBY COUNTY, Texas (KCBD) - All customers were restored as of 11:34 a.m.

Xcel Energy is reporting almost all Crosbyton customers and about 80% of Ralls customers are back in power after an outage Thursday morning.

There are still 225 customers without power, but the power company says its mostly irrigation customers. Repair work is in progress at the substation and, once completed, all customers affected by the outage will have service. A link to that map can be found here.

The City of Crosbyton has issued a statement, saying the problem could be resolved around 9:15 a.m.

❗️XCEL POWER OUTAGE❗️ Xcel is aware of the outage and as of now the ERT is 9:15. They are working to restore now. A...

Posted by CITY OF CROSBYTON on Thursday, June 24, 2021

An Xcel Energy spokesperson said it was animal contact that caused the areas to lose power around 4:13 a.m. No information is available on what led to the outage.

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