2,200 briefly without power on west side

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Illinois Road power outage

More than 2,000 customers were without power mid-afternoon Tuesday on Fort Wayne’s southwest side.

Indiana Michigan Power spokesman Tracy Warner about 2,000 customers were affected by a power outage along U.S. 30 and stretching from U.S. 33 to the north to south of S.R. 14 to the south. Warner said a substation was tripped offline by circuit breakers.

It’s not clear how that happened. Warner said it was being investigated.

The power utility said power was restored by around 4 p.m.

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