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Power outage hits Ellis, Yocemento

6/11/2013

More than 1,300 Midwest Energy Inc. customers west of Hays are without power.

Mike Morley, Midwest Energy communications manager, said 1,275 residents in Ellis and 56 in the Yocemento area lost power shortly after 3 p.m.  Tuesday.

Multiple crews are in the area checking for faults on the line, but the outage could be caused by the strong winds, Morley said.

See Wednesday's Hays Daily News for more.