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Nelson County: Copper Theft Causes Power Outage

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Updated: 6/28/2012 7:54 pm
Kentucky Utilities said copper was stolen from a power substation in Nelson County, knocking out power to more than 1,200 customers.

The outage left people without air conditioning on a day when temperatures soared to 100-degrees and above.

KU said the power was expected to be back on by late Thursday night.

The outage was in the Bloomfield and Fairfield areas.
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