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Power restored for thousands including schools in southwest Amarillo

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Power is now restored for Xcel customers in southwest Amarillo after 3,300 people went without electricity, including multiple schools.

Wes Reeves, spokesman for Xcel says crews have been looking into a possible equipment failure in the 34th Street Substation. Currently they are re-routing power in areas near 45th and Bell extending to Western Street.

AISD campuses have been affected with at least two middle schools and 2 elementary schools included.

Officials with the power company say power was out for just over 30 minutes before it was restored.

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