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Nearly 2,000 lose power after Hamilton Co. equipment failure

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Some Hamilton County residents were in the dark on Tuesday afternoon.

Duke Energy reported just under 2,000 homes were without power, as of 5 p.m.

Officials said the outage was caused by an equipment failure at a Hamilton County substation.

Duke crews were able to restore power in most homes by 7 p.m.

To stay updated on current outages in the Tri-State, visit Duke Energy's website.

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