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Thousands of S. Utah residents briefly lose power

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Posted at 7:58 AM, Apr 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-05 10:00:11-04

SOUTHERN UTAH –Thousands of Southern Utah residents lost power for 14 minutes in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Residents south of Cedar City to St. George City were without power starting at 12:54 a.m., said David Eskelsen, spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power.

Eskelsen said the outage was caused by an interruption on the transmission system. The cause for the interruption is unknown.