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UPDATE: Evening power outage plagues Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) – A power outage is affecting nearly 3,000 people in the city.

Reports as of 8:45pm Wednesday show an outage primarily affecting the northwest quadrant of the city. Traffic lights are reported out at some intersections.

Tracy Warner of Indiana Michigan Power said a downed power line near an electrical substation on East State Blvd. caused the outage. Warner expected power to be restored by 11:45pm if the repair proceeds normally.

Some roads and streets are in the dark, with traffic lights offline. Police are directing traffic at some intersections.

You can check the status of the outage here.

This story will be updated.


Brien McElhatten

Brien McElhatten anchors the evening weekday newscasts at ABC21.

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