Power restored to 8,500 Minnesota Power customers

By KBJR News 1

Power restored to 8,500 Minnesota Power customers

May 20, 2014 Updated May 21, 2014 at 5:36 PM CDT

Cloquet, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A power outage left more than 8,000 Minnesota Power customers in Cloquet, Esko and Carlton without power just after 10 Tuesday night.

According to Minnesota Power's outage map, the highest concentration of power outages was in Cloquet and Esko.

As of 11:10 p.m., Minnesota Power reported crews had restored power to all impacted customers.

Minnesota Power says the outage caused by substation in Cloquet that tripped offline due to a malfunctioning piece of equipment.

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