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5:55 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Electricity interrupted in rural North Texas

Social media reports Tuesday evening indicated isolated power outages in rural North Texas.

Parts of North Texas lost power late Tuesday afternoon after a possible downed power line in Fannin County.

According to Facebook posts by KETR listeners, a garbage truck struck a utility pole guy wire, downing the line. Large portions of Fannin County Electric Co-op customers lost power for at least an hour.

Fannin County Electric Co-op serves rural areas in Fannin, Collin, Hunt, Grayson, and Lamar Counties.

FCEC staff declined to comment Tuesday evening.