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Power restored to WPS customers in Oshkosh

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Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 7:18 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 27, 2021 at 8:44 PM CDT
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OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - UPDATE: A spokesman for Wisconsin Public Service says power has been restored to about 3,200 customers on the northeast side of Oshkosh following an outage Monday evening.

Company officials the outage, which started around 6:15 p.m., was caused by an issue that affected a circuit inside a WPS substation.

WPS says a crew was able to re-route power around the issue to restore service to customers at 7:35 p.m.

The company also thanks its customers for their patience as crews worked to restore power.

INITIAL REPORT: Thousands of Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) customers are without power in the Oshkosh area Monday evening.

According to the online outage map on the WPS website, 3,203 customers are affected by the outage.

The outage was reported to have started at 6;15 p.m. The outage map states power is estimated to be restored by 8:30 p.m., and a crew was already on site.

A cause for the outage has not been reported as of this time, however Action 2 News will update this article when the cause becomes known.

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