Power back on after brief outage in north Fort Wayne


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A power outage on Fort Wayne’s north side cut power to hundreds and slowed traffic.

Indiana Michigan Power said at about 12:15 p.m., an “equipment problem” caused a power outage in an area north from Coliseum Boulevard to Interstate 69 along Lima Road, including along Ley and Industrial roads. More than 700 customers were left without power in the area.

Within an hour, crews had power restored to all but 70 customers and the outage was fully restored by 3 p.m.

WANE 15 received reports that traffic lights along Lima Road were out as a result of the outage.

An I&M Power outage map shows a Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, outage.

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