Power outage affects Baxter neighborhoods

The power was restored to almost all customers within 30 minutes.

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Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

BAXTER โ€” More than 1,500 Crow Wing Power customers were without power Wednesday morning, March 23, in Baxter.

The power outage started at 9:50 a.m. Those affected were in neighborhoods north and south of Highway 210 in the area of White Sand Lake. Power was restored to all but two customers off Clearwater Road by 10:20 a.m.

Matt West, manager of engineering with Crow Wing Power, said there was an equipment failure, but it was undetermined what caused that failure at the present time.

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