8:38 A.M. UPDATE: Power has been restored to the majority of people affected by the outage. NV Energy reports that 727 customers affected by the original outage are without power.
Around 10,000 customers in the Las Vegas valley were without power due to an equipment failure.
NV Energy says the outage took place around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic lights were affected near Sahara Avenue and Sloan Lane.
The power is expected to return by 10 a.m.