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Parts of Jonesboro impacted by power outage

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Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 8:22 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 at 11:24 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Crews with City Water & Light Jonesboro responded to a large power outage Wednesday evening.

The cause of the outage is under investigation.
The cause of the outage is under investigation.(https://www.jonesborocwl.org/)

About 7 p.m. CWL reported about 1,700 customers without power.

Police even had to direct traffic at Red Wolf Boulevard and Aggie Road due to the outage.

Police direct traffic due to power outage.
Police direct traffic due to power outage.(KAIT)

According to Slade Mitchell with City, Water & Light, an animal got into the lines and caused the circuit to go out.

On Wednesday morning about 89 customers were without power.

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