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Second town in Clay Co. to lose power gets it back

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  • Storms knock out power in Clay County

    Storms knock out power in Clay County

    Friday, March 2 2012 1:30 PM EST2012-03-02 18:30:28 GMT
    RECTORS, AR (KAIT) – Some Entergy Arkansas, Inc. customersare without power after storm pass through the area Friday. According to Entergy, around 26 customers are affected bythe outage, and the company estimates that electricity will be restored around2 p.m. The outage may have been caused by straight line winds. Copyright 2012 KAIT. All rights reserved.
    Some Entergy Arkansas, Inc. customers are without power after storm pass through the area Friday.

PIGGOTT, AR (KAIT) – Power has been restored to the Piggott area as of Friday afternoon.

1750 customers were without power at one time Friday.

According to Brian Hailey, some equipment failed at substation in Piggott causing outage.  The cause of the failure is being attributed to faulty equipment. 

Hailey says electricity went out around 2p.  It took about an hour and 45 minutes took get the power restored in Piggott.

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