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Power restored in North Kansas City after 'major' outage reported

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Feb 28, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-28 15:30:29-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A power outage in North Kansas City, Missouri, impacted 1,749 customers on Tuesday. Power was later restored by 2:15 p.m.

The outage spanned from NE 33rd Terrace to E 15th Avenue, from north to south, and from the Missouri River to N Tracy Avenue, from east to west.

The North Kansas City Police Department said the power outage affected traffic signals. Police had asked drivers to treat all out-of-service signals as four-way stops.

The outage was first reported at 1:18 p.m.

Crews worked to restore power to the area.

The cause of the outage is not yet identified.