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Willmar Utilities traces outage to faulty cable


WILLMAR -- A fault in a wire in a three-wire cable located underground between Payless Shoes and New 2 You Thrift Store on South First Street in Willmar caused a partial power outage to 13 customers this afternoon, said a Willmar Municipal Utilities spokesman.

The outage began at 12:02 p.m. and lasted until about 1:25 p.m. Jeff Kimpling, utility electric services manager, said customers including Cash Wise Foods and Bremer Bank had partial power.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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