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Power Outage in the Lower Valley

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YAKIMA, Wash. - Approximately 6,000 people in the Toppenish and Zillah areas of the lower valley have lost power this Monday morning.

The outage started shortly before 9a.m. this morning and is likely to continue until 2p.m.

The substation in Toppenish his been shut down. Heritage University has cancelled classes for today and tonight.

Crews are working on the problem. Officials are not sure of the cause and it is unconfirmed that birds were involved.