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Yakima power outage affects 23,000 people

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Yakima, WASH.--A power outage in Yakima left 23,000 people without electricity Monday afternoon.
 
The outage happened shortly after 12 p.m. Power was restored about 30 minutes later.

A representative from Pacific Power said an insulator on a transmission line broke, causing the line to fall into another wire.

It happened on 40th and Nob Hill Boulevard, and affected people living in the Southwestern part of the city.

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