Xcel Outage Hit St. Cloud, Waite Park

Xcel Outage Hit St. Cloud, Waite Park Click to Enlarge Photo: John Foxx,

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:10 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A power outage left thousands of Xcel Energy customers in St. Cloud and Waite Park without electricity for a couple of hours early Sunday morning.

The outage was traced to the 19-hundred block of Linda Lane in Waite Park, where an Xcel spokesman says a blown fuse and faulty cable caused the outage that affected about 34-hundred customers between midnight and 2 a.m.

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