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UPDATE: Power mostly restored for over 3,100 Rocky Mountain Power customers

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IDAHO FALLS — Power has been mostly restored for more than 3,100 Rocky Mountain Power customers.

The outage occurred about 8:30 p.m. and impacted customers in Lewisville, Menan, Roberts, Rigby and Idaho Falls.

A company employee tells EastIdahoNews.com the outage was caused by a fallen tree that hit a power line. There are still apparently a small number of outages in Ucon.

Several hundred customers in the Preston area are impacted as well.

All power is expected to be fully restored by 12:30 p.m. Sunday. It was originally supposed to be restored by 1:30 a.m.

ORIGINAL STORY:

IDAHO FALLS — Approximately 3,100 Rocky Mountain Power customers are in the dark Saturday evening.

Customers in Lewisville, Menan, Roberts, Rigby and Idaho Falls are affected by the outage. Electricity went out around 8:30 p.m. and is estimated to be restored by 1:30 a.m., according to Rocky Mountain Power’s website.

The cause of the outage is under investigation.

EastIdahoNews.com will update this story when we learn more.

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