May 5, 2014 12:42 PM by David Randall
UPDATE: Power has been restored to nearly all Colorado Springs Utilities customers. At its peak at 9:40 a.m. the online map at csu.org showed as many as 17 outages affecting an estimated 22,114 customers. By 10:54 a.m. all but two outages had been resolved.
COLORADO SPRINGS - Thousands of customers in the Colorado Springs area are without power in areas scattered around the city as firefighters work to contain a fire at the Drake Power Plant.
An online map posted by Colorado Springs Utilities lists 17 active outages affecting an estimated 22,114 customers.
Colorado Springs Police report that signal lights in some intersections around downtown and surrounding areas are without power. Traffic signals without power should be treated as a 4-way stop.
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