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Nearly 360 Xcel customers without power in Chetek/New Auburn area


Western Wisconsin (WQOW) - Xcel Energy has confirmed that a vehicle hit the power pole, causing the outage this morning.  Crews are still on scene finishing repairs.


Western Wisconsin (WQOW) - Nearly 360 people are waking up in the dark in the Chetek/New Auburn area after an early morning power outage.

Xcel Energy says customers starting calling around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning to say the power had gone out. Crews are on scene right now, fixing a broken power pole.  It has not been determined yet how the pole was damaged.  Xcel says power should be restored to the area by 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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