Parkview briefly loses power; 1,300 in dark hours longer

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A power outage on Fort Wayne’s north side cut power to Parkview Regional Medical Center and 1,300 other customers in the area Tuesday morning.

The outage happened around 9:25 a.m., when Indiana Michigan Power said a substation equipment issue occurred.

The hospital was switched to a back-up feed that restored power. Area around the medical campus, though was left in the dark for several hours longer as crews tested equipment to determine the exact cause and repairs needed.

Power was eventually fully restored by 3:15 p.m.

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