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10/25/2012 10:18:00 AM
About 5,400 without power following morning storms
WPS linemen on the job

The line of strong thunderstorms that pushed through the area this morning left about 5,400 customers without power.

Leah Van Zile, community relations leader with Wisconsin Public Service, said, "We have received many calls of trees on wires and wires down. All available crews have been dispatched and restoration efforts are underway.

As of 10 a.m. this morning, here are the outage numbers:

Rhinelander - 3,300 customers out

Tomahawk - 1,370  customers out

Minocqua - 190  customers out

Eagle River - 560  customers out

"We have called in additional crews to help with restoration efforts." Van Zile said.

For all the latest outage information, you can view the WPS website at:  http://www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/outagesummary/view/outagegrid.aspx


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