Oncor: Thousands without power in Grand Prairie

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WFAA

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 9:30 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 12 at 9:32 AM

GRAND PRAIRIE - A failed electric line transmission spurred thousands of outages in Grand Prairie.

At its peak, the outage hit 8,000 customers at around 3 a.m., Oncor reported. As of shortly before 6 a.m., 6,000 customers remained without power.

Oncor said wind and weather was a factor in the problem. Crews are routing the grid around the problem area.

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