687 residents lose power because of transformer failure

May 4, 2012 at 12:04 a.m.
Updated May 5, 2012 at 12:05 a.m.

A transformer failure left 687 Victoria residents without power for almost an hour Friday evening.

Homes in the area of Hidden Meadow and Country Club were out of power from 5:40-6:23 p.m., said AEP spokesman Eglin Janssen.

Once AEP workers isolated the faulty transformer, all but 10 customers had power restored.

The others received power about 7:30 p.m. when the transformer was replaced, he said.



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