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Power restored to hundreds of West El Paso customers following overnight outage

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UPDATE-- An official with El Paso Electric confirms power has been restored to the 900 customers that were experiencing outages in West El Paso.

The power was restored shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- Some residents in West El Paso are reporting a power outage.

According to the El Paso Electric outage map, 941 customers are currently being impacted. The outage was reported around 11:08 p.m. Thursday.

The outage map also indicates they are working on restoring power.

An official with El Paso Electric said, "Our crews found a burnt wire at one of our substations. This caused outages for approximately 900 customers. Our crews are in the final stages of making the repairs, as they started overnight."

ABC-7 also reached out to the El Paso Independent School District to see if any schools are being impacted. A district spokesperson said no outages are being reported at any campuses. Normal operations will proceed.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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