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Apr 26, 2015

07:47:46 GMT--Power Outage - North-America - USA


EDIS Number: PW-20150426-47949-USA
Date / time: 26/04/2015 07:46:58 [UTC]
Event: Power Outage
Area: North-America
Country: USA
State/County: State of Alabama
Location: [Greater Mobile area]
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: 23000 person(s)
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Heavy

Description:

About 23,000 people were without power on Saturday afternoon during severe storms that swept coastal Alabama, Alabama Power Co. reported. By 9 p.m., power had been restored to all but 5,000 customers, the company said. Spokesman Beth Thomas said that outages remained at 9 p.m. in Bayou La Batre, Brewton, Theodore, west Mobile, Prichard, Saraland and the downtown area. Additional crews were heading to Mobile from other Alabama markets to help with the outages, Thomas said.

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