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Thousands without power in East Texas

Thousands without power in East Texas

POSTED: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 5:16pm

UPDATED: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 5:53pm

Power outages hit Tyler hard Friday evening with thousands of people in the dark.

According to the ONCOR website, around 7,866 residence in Tyler were reporting no electricity at around 6:45 p.m.

About 260 homes in Gregg County were showing no power on the SWEPCO website at the same time.

A litle more than 2,500 residence were without electricity in the Palestine area.

Almost 45,000 Upshur Rural Electirc customers reported no power.

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