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UPDATE: Power fully restored to more than 3,300 Rocky Mountain Power customers

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RIGBY – Power has been fully restored to more than 3,300 Rocky Mountain Power customers Saturday.

Company spokesman Dave Eskelsen tells EastIdahoNews.com the outage occurred shortly after 4 p.m. when a substation was interrupted due to a lightning strike.

Customers throughout Idaho Falls, Menan, Lewisville, Rigby and Roberts were affected.

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RIGBY – More than 3,300 Rocky Mountain Power customers throughout eastern Idaho lost power just after 4 p.m. Saturday.

The areas affected include Idaho Falls, Menan, Lewisville, Rigby and Roberts.

Company spokesman Dave Eskelsen tells EastIdahoNews.com the cause of the outage is due to a substation interruption and is likely related to stormy weather.

Crews are investigating to determine what happened and make the necessary repairs.

Power will be restored in stages until 9 p.m.

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