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UPDATE: Power restored to thousands after equipment failure in central Wisconsin

(WSAZ)
Published: Oct. 11, 2016 at 6:40 PM CDT
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The Wisconsin Public Service website shows that power has been restored to thousands this evening, after an equipment failure knocked out power to over 4,000 in central Wisconsin.

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6:47 P.M.

As of 6:41 p.m., Oct. 11, the Wisconsin Public Service website showed more than 4,000 people without power in the Schofield, Weston, Eland, Hatley and Ringle areas.

A call came in to WPS at 6:08 about the power outages and crews are currently being dispatched according to a WPS spokesperson.

WPS does not know how long the outage is expected to last.