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Equipment failure causes power outage that leaves 30,000 in the dark

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Power is now restored from the outage that affected nearly 30K Entergy customers in the Baton Rouge area. Power is now restored from the outage that affected nearly 30K Entergy customers in the Baton Rouge area.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Entergy said equipment failure on a major transmission line was to blame for the loss of electricity for about 30,000 customers in Baton Rouge on Wednesday.

All power was restored by about 10:30 p.m. after homes and businesses went dark from a sudden power outage around 8:30 p.m.

The outage affected parts of south Baton Rouge, chunks of the 70805 area, the area east of Siegen Lane, south of I-10, several sections east of Airline Highway and areas north of I-12.

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