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Rodent causes Thanksgiving power outage in Henderson

Posted at 9:49 PM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-24 02:29:11-05

NV Energy reported a power outage in the Henderson area on Thanksgiving evening was caused by a rodent damaging equipment at a substation. 

Nearly 13,000 customers were without power starting at about 8:20 p.m. with electricity fully restored by 11:45 p.m., according to an NV Energy spokesperson.

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The company cited damaged equipment at a substation due to a rodent was the cause of the outage on Thursday.

No further immediate details were released by NV Energy regarding the incident.