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Power outage leaves thousands in the dark

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This is the MLGW power outage map as of 5:11 Tuesday morning. This is the MLGW power outage map as of 5:11 Tuesday morning.
This is the MLGW power outage map as of 8:50 Tuesday morning. This is the MLGW power outage map as of 8:50 Tuesday morning.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) – MLGW responded to a power outage that left more than 6,700 customers without power early Tuesday morning. According to MLGW, a raccoon got into a substation and damaged four circuits.

The areas impacted by this outage were President's Island, downtown Memphis, and parts of Midtown. Power was restored to most of the affected areas.

Around 8:30 a.m., additional outages were reported in the Germantown and Collierville areas. As of 8:50 Tuesday morning, the outage was impacting just over 1,600 customers.

According to MLGW's website, someone is working on the outage. The estimated repair time for the Germantown and Collierville area outages is 11 a.m. Tuesday.

To see the latest outage information go here: http://www.mlgw.com/residential/outagemap

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